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  • v. To attend; to be attentive; to focus one's attention.


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  • People really pay attention to the Old Gugg, as we call it.


  • —You really should pay attention to this, Benjamin … I assure you it is quite amusing.


  • This was what shed always wantedfor people to watch her, to pay attention to every word she said.


  • The decision whether or not to pay attention to and store sensory information is made by the hippocampus, an evolutionarily old, two-winged structure in the center of the brain.

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  • Figuring out how to get executives to pay attention to this verdict of the market became the focus of Jensens career.

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  • Shuttled from family to family, no one to really pay attention to me.

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  • In black suit and somber mien, young Nii tried not to pay attention to the Tokyo skyline, which stretched to the horizon outside the fifty-fifth-floor window.

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  • In fact, it was a discussion about Roderick Hudson that caused Sir William to pay attention to her first.

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  • I always pay attention to these kinds of emails because the senders are conservative Christian Republicans who are often real pervs, so they know firsthand what goes on.

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  • That green-masked guy did not pay attention to that other girl.

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