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pay attention

verb as in hark

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verb as in mark

verb as in mind

verb as in pursue

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Example Sentences

Instead of just cutting out whole food groups, Bacon says people should pay attention to how food makes them feel.

So we hope that people in our party will continue to pay attention to this.

Because we're here, and we've been here forever trying to get people to pay attention.

Most people pay attention to this only in regards the Supreme Court, but the lower courts are also critically important.

Pay attention to your breath, a spot on the wall, a word or even a particular sound.

The dowager was just then too busy to pay attention to the children, but Anne held out her hand with a smile.

The frost penetrated to the snug box-stall, and the poor little lamb shivered and refused to pay attention to its mother.

It would be something to go on with, and you'll soon learn if you pay attention and do exactly what I tell you.'

Like the lover of the Dawn, resplendent and bright, of familiar form: may he thus pay attention to this sacrificer.

Quite true; but Charles had made his father too angry to pay attention.


On this page you'll find 286 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pay attention, such as: listen, and give heed.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.