grab (one's) attention

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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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Tahir, who was impressed with Omwesh, tried to grab his attention by pulling his kurta in Bijnore district headquarters on Saturday.
However, Tahir said: " I was standing near Omwesh ji and trying to grab his attention by pulling his kurta.
But if you're not sure you can compete with Angelina Jolie then you'll have to grab his attention another way.
Scientists have found that people find it hard to ignore happy people, so grab his attention by smiling and having fun with your pals.
Britain's Bovis Homes, valued at less than pounds 500million, is unlikely to grab his attention but you could do worse than let it attract yours.
Memo to Jodie: Get a life.AFTER his embarrassing tryst with Jordan, Gareth Gates couldn't get away fast enough when new bimbo-about-town Abi Titmuss tried to grab his attention.