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attention whoreTo seek attention through inappropriate means or to an excessive degree.Rate it:

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attention les yeuxCe dont on parle est important, mérite l’attention. Note : cette expression est souvent, mais pas nécessairement, ironique.Rate it:

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attention whoreAn individual that routinely solicits attention through inappropriate tactics and provocationRate it:

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ne faites pas attention à ses menaces, autant en emporte le ventPay no attention to his threats, they are as light as air.Rate it:

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pay attentionTo be attentive; to focus one's attention.Rate it:

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eagle eyeA close attention to detail.Rate it:

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Earth toUsed to call the attention of a distracted person.Rate it:

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get ahead of oneselfTo focus excessively on one's plans or on prospective future events without paying adequate attention to the present.Rate it:

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Hit the BooksTo seriously pay attention to studies, be ready to go good for class with all work done carefullyRate it:

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keep a weather eye openTo maintain a background awareness of something; to remain alert to changes without it occupying your full attention.Rate it:

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keep an eye onTo watch and pay attention to.Rate it:

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not give someone the time of dayTo ignore someone deliberately; to refuse to talk or pay attention to someone.Rate it:

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quit your day dreaming!Pay Attention To What YOU Are Doing!Rate it:

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you know whatA phrase used to get someone's attention before announcing something.Rate it:

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zero in onTo concentrate or focus one's attention on at task.Rate it:

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zone outTo stop paying attention and think about something else, or to think about nothing.Rate it:

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paint with a broad brushTo describe a class of objects or a kind of phenomenon in general terms, without specific details and without attention to individual variations.Rate it:

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à bon entendeur salutAvertissement plus ou moins voilé ou menaçant : que celui qui entend bien ce que je dis en fasse son profit, qu’il fasse attention.Rate it:

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back awayOf your attention on the thing in front being avoided.Rate it:

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go out the windowTo vanish or cease, especially due to lack of care, attention, etc.; to be discarded, disregarded, or ignored.Rate it:

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raise a stinkTo complain; to demand attention or remedy for a problem.Rate it:

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space outTo stupefy, intoxicate, disorient, or lose attention or focus, especially by the use of drugs.Rate it:

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asleep at the wheelto not pay attentionRate it:

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blame canadaA catch phrase for shifting attention away from a serious social issue by laying responsibility with Canada.Rate it:

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check outUsed to draw attention to something and stimulate excitement about it.Rate it:

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dites doncLocution pour attirer l’attention de plusieurs personnes à qui on s’adresse.Rate it:

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in the hot seatUnder pressure to perform; under scrutiny; at the center of attention.Rate it:

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keep a close watch onTo pay careful attention to a situation or a thing, so that you can deal with any changes or problems.Rate it:

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listen upTo listen closely; to pay attention. Often used in the imperative.Rate it:

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toe the markYou Better 'Mind Your Business', Stick To The Essentials, Follow The Rules, Work With The Program, Pay Attention:Rate it:

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hang onTo pay close attention.Rate it:

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drama queenWho behaves and speaks in an overly dramatic manner so as to garner attention.Rate it:

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In the LimelightAll eyes on someone, all focus and attention on particular person or thingRate it:

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necker's knobA knob attached to the steering wheel of an automobile, especially before the widespread availability of power steering, helping the driver steer with one arm and leaving the other arm free to provide romantic attention to a companion.Rate it:

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wouldn't give two hoots n a holler / ... two hoots and a hollerdefinition: it isn't worth much, or I wouldn't put much stock in it - it is not believable, or wouldn't pay attention to it.Rate it:

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a side glance!Offering/Receiving, observing a straight forward focus of attention, without any variation of head or eye movement.Rate it:

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alicuius animum ab aliqua re abducereto draw away some one's attention from a thing.Rate it:

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animos tenereto rivet the attention of...Rate it:

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animum attendere ad aliquidto turn one's attention to a thing.Rate it:

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Appendix:Snowclones/I am X, hear me YUsed to draw attention to what one has to say. X can be anything; Y is usually "roar", but can be some other noise that X habitually makes.Rate it:

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ark at eeUsed to draw attention to something or someone.Rate it:

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arm candyAn attractive, seemingly romantic companion who accompanies a person in public simply so that one or both of the individuals can gain attention, enhance social status, or create an impression of sexual appeal.Rate it:

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at handBeing at the moment the center of attention or the cause of trouble.Rate it:

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attend toTo diligently work on; to pay attention to.Rate it:

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avast there!Attention all hands!Rate it:

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back-cloth starAn actor who stands upstage, forcing the other actors to face him and turn their backs to the audience, in order to gain more attention to himself.Rate it:

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back-cloth starAn actor who stands upstage, forcing the other actors to face him and turn their backs to the audience, in order to draw more attention to himself.Rate it:

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Beat Your Swords into PlowsharesTo abandon any sort of fights and divert attention and efforts towards some peaceful activitiesRate it:

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Blow Your Own HornTo boast about your own capabilities or feats, to give a detailed account of your achievements and seek other people’s attention, to excessively praise and brag about yourselfRate it:

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box on the earAdministered on the victim's ear, usually by an educator, to enforce attention.Rate it:

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