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Expressions used for telling someone to pay attention

right

interjection

used for making someone pay attention before you say something

okay then

used for getting someone’s attention when you are starting to talk about something new

hello

interjection

used for calling to someone to get their attention

all right

interjection

used for getting someone’s attention when you want to start talking about or doing something new

see?

used for making sure that someone is paying attention to what you are saying and that they understand it

just/wait a moment

used for asking someone to give you their attention for a short time

listen up

used for getting the attention of a noisy group of people

hey

interjection

used for getting someone’s attention or for showing that you are surprised or annoyed

look

verb

used for making a suggestion or when you want someone to pay attention to what you are going to say

yo

interjection

used for getting someone’s attention, or for greeting someone

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a very large party where people eat, sell or share many different types of food, usually held outside or in a large public building

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a man … whose achievements may have been overestimated because he belonged to the gender and ethnic group … that was dominant at the time

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