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.
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These are poems that grab your attention from the opening lines and refuse to let it go until they have come full circle.
Very much in the mould of the 2002 hit Spellbound, though not as good, the film's wide scope means that it doesn't create enough central characters to really grab your attention.
Starting at under $3,300, the low prices on AutoGrinds' new line of grinders grab your attention--but it's their long-term performance that will continue to grab your attention for years to come.
The Web site itself is not too exciting to look at -- with a stark white background and black text -- but the story headlines are sure to grab your attention. Search the archives for stories like "Osama bin laid" or "Cold War Leftovers" or go home for the most recent news story.
After a while, both Passion and Baseball feel like cabaret revues that grab your attention with clever tricks but don't ever pull you into their artistic universe.