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.
See also: attention, grip
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Fans can look forward to enjoying the show with their families as the troupe of skilled artists grip their attention from the beginning till the end with an emotionally stirring dance narrative.