direct (one's) attention to (someone or something)

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direct (one's) attention to (someone or something)

To focus on someone or something. And if you'll direct your attention to the docent, she'll start you on your tour of the art museum. When the lights in the theater dimmed, we knew to direct our attention to the stage.
See also: attention, direct

direct someone's attention to someone or something

to focus someone's regard or concern on someone or something; to cause someone to notice someone or something. May I directyour attention to the young man in the purple costume? The announcer directed our attention to the magician who was coming on stage.
See also: attention, direct
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The seller is now required to direct his attention to his other business investments allowing another buyer-operator to come in to this exciting opportunity with great upside potential.
Mr Cable should direct his attention to the banks, who have been let off the hook by his Government.
I would like to direct his attention to West Derby Cllr Ann Hines, who at this week's area committee meeting continued her object to the line system.
If he is against the impending war in Iraq, he should direct his attention to the Bush administration and not these people who had no other choice but to do as ordered.
There the star ballerino becomes aware of her talents in spite of the attempts of the ballet mistress to direct his attention to her daughters.
As vice president, new technologies, Morry Marshall will now direct his attention to developing new Semico research portfolios focused on the future markets that will drive semiconductor industry growth.
Suarez, having surpassed his wildest career expectations in three years, decided to direct his attention to new opportunities and challenges.
He said that he now would direct his attention to a combination of professional and personal career matters including his continued role as a member of the Cross Board of Directors.
Veneski completes a detailed analysis of the Wikieup property, he will direct his attention to making a full evaluation of the Detrital wash property.
The executive change will allow Fox to direct his attention to the company's growing utility and non-utility services and allow Tipton to concentrate on policy matters and the company's aggressive growth strategy.
However, both of us have felt for sometime that the substantial assets and opportunities of Schneider Holdings needed more day-to-day focus and I am pleased that Mark will be able to direct his attention to those assets and opportunities while continuing to actively support Bill and me and UIH.