fail to notice

See: disregard
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Not only did she fail to notice that the Emperor talked a long time with the French ambassador, and how particularly gracious he was to a certain lady, or that Prince So-and-so and So-and-so did and said this and that, and that Helene had great success and was honored was by the special attention of So-and-so, but she did not even see the Emperor, and only noticed that he had gone because the ball became livelier after his departure.
As one gazed at her one would fail to notice how the candle was flickering, or how the storm was swishing the snow about the courtyard.
Doubtless it would have been my interest still to meet her with the same cheerful smile and tone of respectful cordiality as before; but I could not, if I would: my manner altered with my feelings, and became so cold and shy that she could not fail to notice it.
Her mistress did not fail to notice it, and a shade of uneasiness darkened her brow.
Although he could not fail to notice the languor in her face and the listlessness of all her movements, he was relieved to find that she met him with perfect composure.
I couldn't fail to notice, Jack, that it cost you a great effort, and that you were very much moved, and very unlike your usual self.
Summary: No one who has the misfortune to work in Downtown Beirut, or has any reason to pass through it, could fail to notice that Parliament has once again decided to meet, with the closure of the capital's center rendering everyone's journey or day even more difficult than usual.
Did all who knew this man fail to notice his estrangement?
Men fail to notice more than half of the changes in their homes each year, according to the 2,000 women polled.
And, as everyone couldn't fail to notice - especially Pepe himself - the Spanish coach bore a striking resemblance to his famous compatriot.
Metro customer service director Sharon Kelly said: "As students typically live in the city centre in their first year, they fail to notice the many things to do further afield, such as visiting Tynemouth Market and some of the area's key attractions like Jesmond Dene and Leazes Park.
Much more needs to be done to improve our roads but anyone driving around Kirklees can't fail to notice the current extent of road works in progress.