grip (one's) attention

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grip (one's) attention

To hold one's attention. It took me a while to make my way through that exhibit because each of the paintings completely gripped my attention.
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Under the production of the dynamic duo Abdullah Kadwani and AsadQureshi, whose inimitable style and engrossing stories have always had the power to grip our attention, 'MeraRaabWaris' looks like another blockbuster.
He writes: "In a world saturated with experience, the leanest images are the ones that most grip our attention. They stun us by their thinness and singularity.