escape notice


Also found in: Idioms.
See: elude, evade, lurk
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His flamboyance was extinguished; and in neat, commonplace, shabby clothes he hurried, a subdued, unassuming little man, through the departments as though anxious to escape notice.
On receiving it, he ran on tiptoe to his study in alarm and haste, trying to escape notice, closed the door, and began to read the letter.
prefers a very dry soil; and the sand-dunes near the coast, where for many months it can never taste water, is its favourite resort: it often tries to escape notice, by squatting close to the ground.
He reflected that Valentin's friendship was older than Urbain's enmity, and that at a funeral it was easy to escape notice.
That it might the better escape notice, he had invented a fiction that it belonged to 'Mr.
It should not escape notice that the average age and average appearances are at the same kind of ratio that the World Cup-winning Germany side boasted after they opted to nurture a new generation of players 13 years ago.
The letter said : "Unfortunately, it cannot escape notice that, since our Dec.
However, given that passengers who are not exhibiting symptoms can easily escape notice, and that many categories of people entering the US will not be screened at all, it is quite likely that these new CDC and CBP procedures will at best be only somewhat effective and preventing an infected person from entering the US.
Though there have been successes in thwarting mindless killings, the ones that escape notice or scrutiny make the biggest impact.
If dividends, interest, royalties and management fees are not taxed in the country in which they are paid, they more easily escape notice in the country of residence.
This finding didn't escape notice of Indian students applying for admission to the university.
1 overall draft pick and little he does will escape notice.