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pay attention

This page is about the collocation pay attention

collocation pattern: verb + noun

Meaning

to watch closely or listen carefully to someone or something

For example

  • Students should pay attention to their teachers.

  • She was texting instead of paying attention to where she was walking.

Quick Quiz

It's difficult to pay attention to a story if it's

a. interesting

b. boring

c. funny

Contributor: Matt Errey