on (one's) radar (screen)

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on (one's) radar (screen)

Considered by one as important or noteworthy; within the spectrum of one's awareness, attention, or consideration. If you want this issue on people's radar, you have to frame it as something that will impact their wallets. This band wasn't on my radar screen six months ago, but they're one of my favorites now.
See also: on, radar
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on someone's radar

If something is on someone's radar, they are aware of it or are intending to deal with it. I was never focussed on being an actress. It wasn't even on my radar. Lewis has been told I am waiting to see him, but I'm not even on his radar.
See also: on, radar
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on (one's) radar

/radar screen
In one's conscious awareness as a possibility or as an existing phenomenon: The governor said that running for president was not even on her radar screen.
See also: on, radar
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It takes a lot to get on my radar screen. That's because the HMT office, like most editorial offices I suppose, is the Land of the Deluge.
Two Technologies got on my radar screen. They did it with minimal verbiage, lots of specifications, no spin, no follow-up phone calls and no overkill--and all for a device I'm not planning to buy.