attention 义务阶段1500 全国卷频次:47
n. attentions 0
A boy on a bike caught my attention.
The honey guide gives a loud cry that attracts the attention of both passing animals and people.
The information gained helped us in determining where special attention should be paid in our course.
Mrs. Thompson paid particular attention to Teddy.
The Tall Persons Club Great Britain (TPCGB) , which was formed six months ago to campaign for the needs of the tall, has turned its attention to hotels and restaurants.
The other children also jumped up all attention.
pay attention 专心；集中注意力
pay more attention to 更加注意
pay close attention to 密切注意
be paid attention to 关心
give one’s attention to v. 注意
give attention to 考虑；注意；关心
public attention 公众的关注
attract attention vi. 引起……的注意
for your attention 请你注意；您的关照
draw attention 引起注意
with attention adj. 留心地，注意地
medical attention 医疗照顾；医疗看护
immediate attention 注视；及时关注
pay no attention to 不注意，不在意
matters need attention 注意事项
call attention to 唤起注意
prompt attention 从速办理
undivided attention 一心一意
attention span 注意广度；注意力的持续时间
attention deficit hyperactivity disorder 过动症，注意力不足过动症；过度活跃症
注意,注意力;立正;特別照顧;照料I want you to pay more attention to your writing.我希望你注意一下自己的書寫.
LISTENING / LOOKING CAREFULLY 注意听/看
1. [U] the act of listening to, looking at or thinking about sth / sb carefully
the report’s attention to detail
He turned his attention back to the road again.
Small children have a very short attention span.
Please pay attention (= listen carefully) to what I am saying.
Don’t pay any attention to what they say (= don’t think that it is important).
She tried to attract the waiter’s attention.
I tried not to draw attention to (= make people notice) the weak points in my argument.
An article in the newspaper caught my attention.
I couldn’t give the programme my undivided attention.
(formal) It has come to my attention (= I have been informed) that…
(formal) He called (their) attention to the fact that many files were missing.
(formal) Can I have your attention please?
2. [U] interest that people show in sb / sth
Films with big stars always attract great attention.
As the youngest child, she was always the centre of attention.
3. [C, usually pl.] things that sb does to try to please you or to show their interest in you
She tried to escape the unwanted attentions of her former boyfriend.
4. [U] special care, action or treatment
She was in need of medical attention.
The roof needs attention (= needs to be repaired).
for the attention of… (= written on the envelope of an official letter to say who should deal with it)
5. [U] the position soldiers take when they stand very straight with their feet together and their arms at their sides
to stand at / to attention
⇨ compare (stand) at ease at ease n.
1. used for asking people to listen to sth that is being announced
Attention, please! Passengers for flight KL412 are requested to go to gate 21 immediately.
请注意！请 KL412 航班的乘客立即到 21 号门登机。
2. used for ordering soldiers to stand to attention
attention /əˈtenʃən/ ●●● S2 W1 noun
1 LISTEN/LOOK/THINK CAREFULLY 认真地听/看/思考 [uncountable] when you carefully listen to, look at, or think about someone or something 注意，专心，留心
My attention wasn’t really on the game.
She tried to pay attention to what he was saying.
If you paid more attention in class, you might actually learn something!
Scott sat down at his desk and turned his attention to the file he had in front of him.
As a society we need to give more attention to the needs of older people.
Now he’s gone, I can give you my undivided attention.
This game is fun and is sure to keep the attention of any young student.
They listened to the speech with close attention.
Attention to detail is essential in this job.
During the lecture Sarah’s attention began to wander.
2 INTEREST 兴趣 [plural, uncountable] the interest that people show in someone or something 兴趣；关心，关注
She was flattered by all the attention he was giving her.
a player who quickly attracted the attention of several clubs
The exhibition received little attention in the press.
Her case attracted a great deal of media attention.
hold/keep somebody’s attention (=make someone stay interested and keep reading, listening, watching etc) 保持某人的注意力
The book holds the reader’s attention right to the very end.
Rob loves being the centre of attention (=the person who everyone is interested in, listens to etc).
She spent a lot of time trying to avoid the attentions (=romantic interest) of her boss.
The man then turned his attentions to (=became romantically interested in) her sister.
3 NOTICE 注意
a) attract/catch/get somebody’s attention to make someone notice you, especially because you want to speak to them or you need their help 吸引/引起/得到某人的注意
She waved to attract the attention of the waitress.
b) get attention to make someone notice you and be interested in what you are doing 引人注目
Children often misbehave in order to get attention.
c) draw/call attention to something (also focus attention on something) to make people notice and be concerned or think about something 使人们关注某事
The purpose of the article was to draw attention to the problems faced by single parents.
We wanted to focus public attention on this matter.
He left quietly to avoid drawing attention to himself.
d) divert/distract/draw attention from something to make people stop being concerned about something such as a social problem 转移人们对某事的注意力
All this talk of war is just an attempt to draw attention away from the serious economic problems that face our country.
e) bring something to somebody’s attention to tell someone, especially someone in authority, about something such as a problem 使某事引起某人注意
The matter was first brought to my attention earlier this year.
f) come to somebody’s attention if something such as a problem comes to the attention of someone in authority, they find out about it 吸引某人的注意力
It came to my attention that Jenny was claiming overtime pay for hours she had not worked.
g) escape your attention if something escaped your attention, you did not notice it 躲过你的注意力
This fact had not escaped the attention of the authorities.
4 REPAIR/CLEANING 修理/清洁 [uncountable] something you do to repair or clean something 维修；保养
5 CARE 关心 [uncountable] things that you do to help or to take care of someone or something 照顾
6. stand to/at attention if soldiers stand to attention, they stand up straight in neat lines 〔士兵〕立正
8 for the attention of somebody used on the front of an official letter when you want a particular person to read it or deal with it 谨呈某人；某人亲启
a) used to ask people to listen to important information that is being announced, especially on a loudspeaker (=piece of equipment used to make sounds louder) 注意！〔尤用于扩音器播放重要通知时〕
Attention, please! Could passenger Marie Thomas please proceed to Gate 25 immediately.
b) used when ordering a group of soldiers to stand up straight in neat lines 立正！〔军队口令〕
Origin attention (1300-1400) Latin attentio, from attendere; → ATTEND
1.N-UNCOUNT 不可数名词注意；留心；专注 If you give someone or something your attention, you look at it, listen to it, or think about it carefully.
【搭配模式】：also N in pl
You have my undivided attention…
Later he turned his attention to the desperate state of housing in the province.
…young children with short attention spans.
2.N-UNCOUNT 不可数名词（尤指大众的）注意力，关注 Attention is great interest that is shown in someone or something, particularly by the general public.
Volume Two, subtitled ‘The Lawyers’, will also attract considerable attention…
The conference may help to focus attention on the economy.
3.N-UNCOUNT 不可数名词保养;照料;照顾 If someone or something is getting attention, they are being dealt with or cared for.
Each year more than two million household injuries need medical attention.
…a demanding baby who seems to want attention 24 hours a day.
4.N-PLURAL 复数名词（尤指令人讨厌的）关注，殷勤 You can refer to someone’s efforts to help you, or the interest they show in you, as their attentions, especially if you dislike or disapprove of them.
【搭配模式】：usu the N of n
The only way to escape the unwanted attentions of the local men was not to go out…
The meeting was held away from the attentions of the media…
Some men are flattered by the attentions of a young woman.
5.N-UNCOUNT 不可数名词注意;注意力 If you bring something to someone’s attention or draw their attention to it, you tell them about it or make them notice it.
【搭配模式】：usu with poss
If we don’t keep bringing this to the attention of the people, nothing will be done…
We conclude by drawing attention to the issues around which the debate should focus.
6.PHRASE 短语（突然）吸引…的注意 If someone or something attracts your attention or catches your attention, you suddenly notice them.
A faint aroma of coffee attracted his attention…
He sat at one of the round tables and tried to attract her attention.
7.PHRASE 短语关心/不关心；注意/不注意 If you pay attention to someone, you watch them, listen to them, or take notice of them. If you pay no attention to someone, you behave as if you are not aware of them or as if they are not important.
More than ever before, the food industry is paying attention to young consumers…
Other people walk along the beach at night, so I didn’t pay any attention at first…
I was living just for myself and paying little attention to God.
8.PHRASE 短语立正 When people stand to attention or stand at attention, they stand straight with their feet together and their arms at their sides.
Soldiers in full combat gear stood at attention…
The waiters stood to attention with napkins folded over their arms.
: the act or power of carefully thinking about, listening to, or watching someone or something注意；关注；注意力
[noncount] We focused our attention on this particular poem.
My attention wasn’t really on the game.
The game was boring and my attention began to wander. [=I was losing interest in the game and started thinking about other things] 这场比赛很无聊，我开始走神了。
You need to pay more attention in school.
Please give me your undivided/full/complete attention. [=please listen carefully and concentrate on what I am saying and doing] 请把注意力完全放在我这里。
The movie keeps/holds your attention [=interest] right to the very end.
— often + to
Her job requires careful attention to detail.
You need to pay more attention to the teacher.
Don’t pay any attention to what the other kids say. [=ignore what the other kids say] 不要管其他孩子怎么说。
It’s time to turn/give our attention to the next project.
Pay (close/careful) attention to what he says.
[count] (US) Lately she’s been focusing her attentions on making sales.
◊ This sense is sometimes used as an interjection.此义项有时用作感叹词。
Attention, please! [=please give me your attention] 请注意！
[noncount] : notice, interest, or awareness关注；兴趣；意识
She likes all the attention she is getting from the media/press.
The actor avoids drawing attention to himself.
The book has received/attracted national attention.
The trial is getting a lot of public attention.
The children were competing for the teacher’s attention.
A cat on a leash is sure to attract attention.
Your hard work and dedication have not escaped my attention. [=I have noticed your hard work and dedication] 你的努力和敬业我都注意到了。
The book’s title grabbed/caught my attention. [=the title caused me to look at the book] 这本书的名字引起了我的注意。
He was trying to divert/distract attention away from his friend’s mistake. [=he was trying to keep people from noticing or thinking about his friend’s mistake] 他正想方设法掩盖他朋友的过失。
We tried to attract/get your attention [=we tried to get you to see us], but you didn’t hear us calling you.
Thank you for bringing the matter to my attention. [=making me aware of the matter] 谢谢你让我知道这件事。
It has been brought to my attention [=I’ve been made aware] that the meeting has been canceled.
I would like to call/bring your attention to a problem we are having.
It came to my attention [=I noticed] that several items were missing from my office.
It has come to my attention [=I have been made aware] that some people were offended by my comments.
He loves being the center of attention. [=he loves being noticed and watched by many people] 他非常喜欢成为人们关注的焦点。
[noncount] : special care or treatment照料；留心；关怀
Be sure the dog gets plenty of attention.
The house is in good shape, but the porch needs some attention.
The victim needed immediate medical attention.
attentions [plural] : acts of kindness, care, or courtesy : acts that show affection or admiration for someone（对某人表示好感的）殷勤，关心
She found his attentions flattering.
She has been receiving unwanted attentions from a coworker.
[noncount] : the way a soldier stands with the body stiff and straight, the feet together, and both arms at the sides立正 — often used as a command常用作命令
or to attention : standing silently with the body stiff and straight, the feet together, and both arms at the sides立正
(US) The troops stood at attention. = (Brit) The troops stood to attention.
— compare at ease at 1ease
: in a position that shows careful listening or attention立起（倾听）
The dog sat at attention, listening for something in the distance.