draw attention to (oneself, someone, or something)

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draw attention to (oneself, someone, or something)

To induce others to look at or focus on oneself, someone, or something. Because Alison was late, she crept into the conference room quietly, in an attempt to avoid drawing attention to herself. I put the blanket there strategically to avoid drawing attention to the stain on the couch.
See also: attention, draw

draw someone's attention to someone or something

to attract someone to notice or focus on someone or something. Now, I would like to draw your attention to Fred, the gentleman we have all heard so much about. Could I draw your attention to the statue standing at the entrance?
See also: attention, draw
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During these times, it's important not to draw attention to yourself.
While you want to stand out from the pack, you do not want to draw attention to yourself for the wrong reasons.
Using guns merely to draw attention to yourself in public not only defies common sense, it shows a lack of consideration and manners," the NRA wrote.
There's nothing wrong with working in the background if you don't want to draw attention to yourself.
You are not going to come out like that unless you want to draw attention to yourself.
To me that was like: Wow, if you make a stand or draw attention to yourself in a certain way you get points.
A good memory-' 'Either keep your head down and hope no one clocks there's another mouth to feed, or do something spectacular, draw attention to yourself and become another star in London's firmament.
Instead, take odor control to the extreme, play the wind, do everything reasonable to minimize your impact and do nothing to draw attention to yourself or your stand site.
Some of the other pointers the stepmother gave the bride-to-be revolved around her eating habits ("You do not start before everyone else"), an inappropriate joke in a pub ("You should never insult the family you are about to join") and her general demeanour ("You regularly draw attention to yourself.
It is a hellish time for Neil, so why draw attention to yourself when there's no real need ?
You may draw attention to yourself but for the wrong reasons.
If you are unable to swim free from the rip current, remain calm, tread water, and go with the rip current while attempting to draw attention to yourself by waving your arms and yelling for help.
BE careful with animal prints, you could draw attention to yourself for all the wrong reasons.
It's an opportunity to draw attention to yourself and your fellow dental assistants and look for the recognition you have earned.