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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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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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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escape somebody’s ˈnoticenot 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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