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The speaker was dull and their attention soon wandered.
May I please have your attention?
It's time now to turn our attention to the committee's recommendations.
Please give the demonstration your undivided attention.
The conversation failed to hold my attention.
Recent violence has focused attention on the issue of racism.
He avoided publicity and disliked the attention his acting brought him.
They engineered a news story to divert attention from the scandal.
What first caught my attention was his voice.
It had escaped my attention at the time.
I followed up his request the moment it came to my attention.
I have been asked to draw your attention to the following matters.
a campaign to bring human rights abuses to the government's attention
This is the British English definition of attention. View American English definition of attention.
someone who studies the stars and planets using scientific equipment including telescopes