grab attention

grab (one's) attention

To attract one's attention. The server still hasn't taken our order—we just can't grab her attention.
See also: attention, grab

grab someone's attention

 and get someone's attention; grip someone's attention
Fig. to draw or attract someone's attention. The bright colors on the poster are there to grab your attention. The scary movie gripped my attention.
See also: attention, grab
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Summary: New Delhi [India], Dec 23 (ANI): Hours after Asaduddin Owaisi took a dig at Congress President Rahul Gandhi's temple visit, the party on Saturday said that the AIMIM president makes statements just to grab attention.
However, the government has recently put on an advertisement, aiming to grab attention of the interested bidders.
Despite being known as the weakest Pokemon, Magikarp still manages to grab attention and even have a song of its own-about how weak and useless it is.
Beautiful pictures of your designs will help to grab attention.
We also saw that humor, with Apple's use of Cookie Monster and Johnsonville's employee-created ad, still has a place in creating an ad that can grab attention and be highly likeable," said Peter Daboll, CEO, Ace Metrix.
The theatre has ann ounced its summer autumn season and the return of the musical hit is set to grab attention.
It's a hard-hitting memoir that won't fail to grab attention and interest, recommended for any general-interest collection as well as holdings strong in autobiography, criminal history, and mental health.
Even though the available quality of the video is rather ordinary, there seems to be enough to grab attention.
Distinctive in a manner such that it offers the opportunity to stand out, and grab attention.
Runner beans sunflowers and pumpkins also grab attention.
The ad does have lively visuals to grab attention but there is nothing else to generate brand recall.
Reactions to the dress were mixed, with some claiming it was an attempt to grab attention, others claiming it was irresponsible and still more regarding the dress and attention it gathered as a highlight of the awards.
As the credit union community watches the evolving situation in North Carolina, no matter which side of the issue you're on, you're witnessing organizations that know how to grab attention.
Cardozo said for the warning to grab attention it needs to be as visible as the brand name on the box.
Blinged out and over sized statement pieces like this emerald and diamond ring by Vandana Kapoor are the best way to grab attention.