grab (one's) attention(redirected from grab somebody's 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.
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grab someone's attentionand 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.
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