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This attracted much attention, and the London journals praised the artist.
WOMEN IN THE FINE ARTS, FROM THE SEVENTH CENTURY B.C. TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY A.D.CLARA ERSKINE CLEMENT
His parents were peasants and he wrought as a day laborer till he attracted attention.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
The little crowd and the boats on the beach were right under them and no one paid any attention or seemed to be in a hurry.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Now, on my first day here, you pay me back for what I did then—as if it needed paying back!
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
“We shall make Mr. Pickwick pay for peeping,” said Fogg, with considerable native humour, as he unfolded his papers.
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
The card table profitably occupies some six to eight hours daily of these old fellows' attention.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Claude de Vert died; he devoted much attention to the ceremonies of the church of Rome, of which he wrote a history.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
I wasn't paying any attention to him, therefore, when suddenly my left-hand neighbour touched my arm.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
The question of branches of federal reserve banks has received careful attention during the past year.
READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
Condillac after the marquis's death had refused to pay tithes to Mother Church and has flouted and insulted the Bishop.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
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WORDS RELATED TO PAY ATTENTION

  • being alert
  • being careful
  • being on guard
  • bewaring
  • checking out
  • having a care
  • heading up
  • hearkening
  • keeping an eye out
  • keeping tabs
  • listening
  • minding
  • noticing
  • paying attention
  • pegging
  • picking up on
  • scoping
  • shotguning
  • size up
  • spotting
  • spying
  • watching out
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