grab attention

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grab someone's attention

 and get someone's attention; grip someone's attention
Fig. to draw or attract someone's attention. The bright colors on the poster are there to grab your attention. The scary movie gripped my attention.
See also: attention, grab
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Closely related are the ability to get someone's attention (62%), to reach someone who has not returned a voice or e-mail message (37%), and to gather information (32%).