escape notice

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escape (one's) notice

To avoid being seen. I doubt you will escape people's notice if you show up at the party in a floor-length sequined gown.
See also: escape, notice

escape someone's notice

Fig. to go unnoticed; not to have been noticed. (Usually a way to point out that someone has failed to see or respond to something.) I suppose my earlier request escaped your notice, so I'm writing again. I'm sorry. Your letter escaped my notice.
See also: escape, notice

escape notice

Elude attention or observation, as in It must have escaped the editor's notice so I'll write again. [c. 1700]
See also: escape, notice
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The letter said : "Unfortunately, it cannot escape notice that, since our Dec.
Though there have been successes in thwarting mindless killings, the ones that escape notice or scrutiny make the biggest impact.
This finding didn't escape notice of Indian students applying for admission to the university.
1 overall draft pick and little he does will escape notice.
As part of the rag, tag and bobtail of a group of players, he could perhaps hope to escape notice.
On parts of some streets Palestinians are allowed to pass but when they do so they walk swiftly with their heads down to escape notice by Israeli settlers and soldiers.
According to The Journal of Transportation Security, in an article posted online in November, it is "very likely" that a pancake-shaped pouch filled with powder and taped to an individual's gut would escape notice by a screener viewing scanner images.
Instead of sitting at desks dreaming up harebrained IT solutions to our horrendous crime and social problems, why not rearrange priorities so that every serving police officer in West Yorkshire spends at least 50% of his or her time out and about in the community, dealing with the crimes and behavioural problems that really matter to people but currently escape notice or have low priority?
But this would require reconfiguring Iran's centrifuge network, miniaturizing HEU to fit on a warhead - technical steps that could take 1-2 years or more -- and would not escape notice of U.
It reads: "While so much interest is being centred on the doings of Newcastle United, what are looked on as minor matters generally escape notice.
These algae are such a dominant member of the microbiology community that they can't escape notice, but for some reason they have not attracted much attention," McDermott said.
These days, the property is less likely to escape notice.
Because they are small and mostly limit their feeding to dusk and dawn, they may escape notice.
Returning to the issue of Lebanon's historical experience, it will not escape notice that the recent power struggle between the government and Hizbullah is also uncannily similar to that which took place between, specifically, the Lebanese state and the "Palestinian revolution" in the 1970s.
Irving delivers the biography about the recluse but will The Hoax fool his publishers or escape notice of Hughes himself?