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.
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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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Just as I was getting into the new series of Holby City, along comes the Champions League again to grab my attention.
Hendry says: "Playing Steve is the type of match I need - something to grab my attention and get the adrenaline flowing early on in the tournament," Hendry said.
While it certainly seems unlikely that North America would have a monopoly on carbon sinks, the time frame of the original Princeton study, 1988 through 1992, did grab my attention.