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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.
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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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It did not escape our notice that the ingredients total eight, not the five promised in the books title.
As we commemorate the bicentenary of the arrival of Governor Lachlan Macquarie, it may escape our notice that over the past 222 years there have been 37 governors of New South Wales.
Hillhead school board vice-chairman Kim Connelly added: "It cannot escape our notice that Councillor Malcolm Green and Councillor Mosson are influential representatives of the Woodside area.