can't help noticing (that) (something)

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can't help noticing (that) (something)

Said when something is too obvious or conspicuous to overlook. Hey, Tom—I couldn't help noticing that you've been coming in late each morning. Care to explain why? I can't help noticing a trend in your son's behavior that is a little bit disturbing.
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As an old punk, I can't help noticing that Johnny Rotten is now a fat embarrassment, showing himself up at awards ceremonies, a drunken old eyesore who has sunk into bitter, fat-bellied middle-age.
I can't help noticing that Ioan is young enough to be the son of elderly British heart-throbs like Hugh Grant and Colin Firth.
However, we can't help noticing that even when she's shouting at him, she's standing a lot closer to Liam than a stroppy sister-in-law probably ought to.
WHILE it's a relief they haven't gone in for dramatic reconstructions on this series, you can't help noticing that the scenes of modern-day India fall far short of Michael Woods' breathless tales of what it was like 300 years BC.
But you can't help noticing that he's the only man in the tribe to let the womenfolk paint his face and entire body with Jaguar spots and stripes.
THERE'S a bit of a Mills and Boon moment tonight but you can't help noticing that bodice-ripping romance doesn't sit very happily in this paperless, computer era.
As the Platts and the McIntyres become one big, happy family today, David can't help noticing that Tina and Nick already seem very pally.
You can't help noticing that the graves were unmolested during the Gaddafi years - even when we were bombing his tent and killing his children.
Jez's son Zack can't help noticing that he and his father have absolutely nothing in common and decides to order a paternity test, while a week's suspension after bringing drugs into school hasn't had the desired effect on Tom's son Josh at all.
When he starts talking about having to try and make ends meet and worrying that he can't buy his family "a big house", you can't help noticing that the current Frost residence could comfortably accommodate the cast of The Waltons and still have room for any refugees from The Partridge Family.
You can't help noticing that Hilary Mantel has a smile like a smashed packet of Smarties.
And you can't help noticing that no one really cares who murdered the General's Daughter.
Piles of sand, concrete blocks, a stack of bricks, red-lead-coated metal structures--looking at the photographs now, you can't help noticing that some of Bustamante's later works seem to appear here, as if waiting to be put together.
She's spontaneous, natural and down-to-earth, although you can't help noticing that none of the women in this movie are as interesting or as well-drawn as, say, Aldous Snow.
HARRY ENFIELD'S Brummie businessman would not have been out of place in the Chelsea ranks, taunting Watford with chants of: "I can't help noticing that we are considerably richer than yow."
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