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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Not eating is a way of drawing attention to oneself and regaining power.
Drawing attention to oneself is dangerous in Mexico these days, Hill said, and his group's traditional visibility was an important factor in canceling the trip.
Drawing attention to oneself when one is feeling inadequate isn't inviting at all .
Among these are not admitting personal weakness, not making public confessions, and not drawing attention to oneself.