attract the attention

See: engage, occupy
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I knew from my previous experience with the tortuous trails of the island that I could never find my way inland to the hidden tree-village of the Mezop chieftain, Ja; so we remained aboard the Sari, firing our express rifles at intervals to attract the attention of the natives.
In Pollyanna's room, the nurse had found a purring gray cat on the bed vainly trying to attract the attention of a white-faced, wild-eyed little girl.
Two days passed, the steam was at half pressure; a thousand schemes were tried to attract the attention and stimulate the apathy of the animal in case it should be met in those parts.
Reassured, he whimpered softly; then he suppressed the whimper for fear that it might attract the attention of the lurking dangers.
Had they, their squealing and grunting would have grown to such a volume as to attract the attention of the warriors within the buildings.
com joe_thomas18 @ in tribute to pair of Reds legends A SCULPTOR who has worked on Hollywood films has created busts of two Liverpool FC legends in a bid to attract the attention of Anfield regeneration chiefs.
Summary: The project of creating a Maghreb free trade zone, as discussed last June in Tripoli by the countries of the Arab Maghreb Union, does not attract the attention of Algerian Employers and several experts who lean more towards the creation of a Maghreb economic community based on balanced trade.
Police officers in a university town are being issued with tin whistles to make it easier for them to attract the attention of "anti-social" cyclists.
Her life is transformed when her striking, waif-like looks attract the attention of Michael Faraday, a Harvard-educated, world-traveled scion of an internationally famous concert pianist.
As the first notification system with integrated digital signage capabilities, ECN not only significantly expands the reach of the emergency notification to all areas of the campus, but also provides video-enhanced capabilities to attract the attention of people without a cell phone, telephone or email access.
Koplowitz, who won an Alpert Award in Dance this year, wants to attract the attention of workers who may see the stairs they have sat on for lunch.
You are obligated to make your best effort to have a notice that will attract the attention of potential claimants of the settlement.