escape (one's) notice

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escape (one's) notice

To avoid being seen. I doubt you will escape people's notice if you show up at the party in a floor-length sequined gown.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

escape someone's notice

Fig. to go unnoticed; not to have been noticed. (Usually a way to point out that someone has failed to see or respond to something.) I suppose my earlier request escaped your notice, so I'm writing again. I'm sorry. Your letter escaped my notice.
See also: escape, notice
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

escape notice

Elude attention or observation, as in It must have escaped the editor's notice so I'll write again. [c. 1700]
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

escape somebody’s ˈnotice

not be noticed by somebody: It may have escaped your notice but I’m very busy right now. Can we talk later?
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References in classic literature ?
That didn't escape my notice. I began to smell a rat.
It did not escape my notice that despite Labour already taking up most of the places, as each spare place is offered, no matter who is proposed for that place, Labour only vote for one of their own to take up that position.
A PYRAMID of Heinz cans could not escape my notice in recent coverage of the Heinz Tomato Soup's centenary in the Echo's sister paper (Western Mail, September 8).
The passing of this man did not escape my notice either.
The fact that I am pretending to host Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous beside a gargantuan mending pile does not escape my notice, that's just how we roll at our house."--From "Getting Children Excited About Sewing;' January 8, 2009