call attention to

call attention to
To point out
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Main Entry:call

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cause people to notice

he is seeking to call attention to himself by his crimes


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • call attention to — index address (direct attention to), admonish (advise), indicate, notice (observe), notify …   Law dictionary

  • call attention to — ask you to read or notice, draw attention to    I would like to call attention to the student parking problem …   English idioms

  • call attention to — Synonyms and related words: address to, allude to, blurt, blurt out, bring to attention, bring to notice, cite, comment, direct attention to, direct to, exclaim, focus on, interject, let drop, let fall, make reference to, mention, muse, note,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • call attention — arouse interest, attract attention, draw notice …   English contemporary dictionary

  • call attention to — cause people to notice. → call …   English new terms dictionary

  • call attention to — point out; cause something to be noticed …   English contemporary dictionary

  • call attention — verb point out carefully and clearly • Syn: ↑signalize, ↑signalise, ↑point out • Derivationally related forms: ↑signal (for: ↑signalize) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • call (someone's) attention to — call (someone’s) attention to phrase to make someone notice and think about a person or thing a demonstration that was intended to call attention to the plight of endangered species I’d like to call your attention to exhibit A. Thesaurus: to… …   Useful english dictionary

  • call — call1 W1S1 [ko:l US ko:l] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(telephone)¦ 2¦(describe)¦ 3¦(have a name)¦ 4¦(give somebody/something a name)¦ 5¦(ask/order by speaking)¦ 6¦(arrange)¦ 7¦(say/shout)¦ 8 call yourself something 9 call the shots/tune …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • call — call1 [ kɔl ] verb *** ▸ 1 ask/tell someone to come ▸ 2 shout to someone ▸ 3 telephone someone ▸ 4 describe someone/something ▸ 5 use a name for someone/something ▸ 6 say/announce something loudly ▸ 7 organize something ▸ 8 of animals ▸ 9 say… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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