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.
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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.
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"Indian investors should direct their attention to Bulgaria, which can readily serve as their entry-gate to the large market of the European Union," said Tsacheva.
In it, he advises credit unions to direct their attention to three specific areas: financial advice and guidance through personal financial management tools, social networking integration and mobile applications.
WITH regard to Howard Wright (February 20) and Countryside Promotions (February 27) and their opinions of Hayley's Turner's 'failure' to attend The Sunday Times award ceremony, I would direct their attention to the world of women's professional tennis, and those who achieved celebrity status then underachieved in their careers.
"They have to direct their attention to where there's better pay-off.
In the second round of their intellectual fisticuffs, the authors direct their attention to theatrical looking.
A decisive factor will be whether viewers used to traditional art-in-public-spaces agree to play by the new rules and whether, in any case, they are prepared to direct their attention to its sites of interest.
After a prospective family absorbs your testimonials, direct their attention to a headline or tagline with a challenge similar to the following: Wouldn't you like to be able to write a letter like this at the end of next summer?