llamar la atención


llamar la atención
llamar la atención
to attract attention
procura no llamar la atención try not to attract attention
lo que más me llamó la atención fue que no llevara uniforme what I noticed most was that he wasn't wearing a uniform
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to attract somebody's attention
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(v.) = call + attention to, conspicuousness, attract + attention, excite + attention, grab + Posesivo + attention, catch + Posesivo + eye, admonish, strike + Posesivo + fancy, capture + the attention, eye + catch, stand out, make + Reflexivo + conspicuous, cut + a dash, seek + attention, make + heads turn, catch + Posesivo + fancy, catch + Posesivo + attention, peak + Posesivo + interest, make + a splash, make + a big noise, hit + home
Ex. The attention of the borrower is thus called to the presence of crossreferences.
Ex. One of the most cited shortcomings of mobile advice centres, that their conspicuousness deters people from using them, does not seem to have been a problem.
Ex. A few minutes spent with teacher and pupils talking about books conversationally in a by-the-way fashion serves the double purpose of preparing the right set of mind for reading while at the same time attracting attention to books that might be enjoyed.
Ex. Bright new copies of an unknown book naturally excite more attention than old 'readers' soiled from overuse.
Ex. Online and CD-ROM vendor literature should be read with caution: its aim is to grab attention and to sell.
Ex. Some people do actually seek for fiction by title and author, or by author, rather than simply browsing along the shelves hoping for something to catch their eye.
Ex. For nearly half a century librarians have been admonished to use history as a means to prevent mistakes and solve problems.
Ex. Most books for children are selected by looking along the shelf until an attractive cover, familiar author's name or familiar title strikes the reader's fancy.
Ex. Materials that capture the attention of reluctant readers divert their focus from the negative doubts of ability.
Ex. As Klaus's acute observations are unhampered by romantic ideals, his eye catches the plastic trash by the roadway as well as the colors of moss on the landing strip.
Ex. Three national library catalogues stand out as highly important sources of general bibliography.
Ex. Even so, birds must balance the benefits of flashy feathers with the risks of making themselves conspicuous to sharp-eyed predators.
Ex. He soon cut a dash with his liberal but pragmatic solutions to problems besetting the building industry in Sydney.
Ex. In addition, children are always seeking attention from their parents.
Ex. Be the centre of attention and make heads turn at any red carpet event with this new body lotion!.
Ex. At nightfall, drop anchor at any place that catch your fancy and the lullaby of the gentle waves put you to sleep.
Ex. Since these original initiatives were launched, however, the information superhighway idea has caught the attention of a diverse group of companies in the private sector.
Ex. Now he plays with lots of kids and is frequently with different children each day depending upon which game or activity peaks his interest.
Ex. Israeli wine may be young, but it's making a splash worldwide.
Ex. Everyone here has made a big noise in support of the University of Maryland to the tune of $1000 or more.
Ex. With our students, with our employees, the stress of the pulp and paper mill's shutdown is starting to hit home.
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(v.) = call + attention to, conspicuousness, attract + attention, excite + attention, grab + Posesivo + attention, catch + Posesivo + eye, admonish, strike + Posesivo + fancy, capture + the attention, eye + catch, stand out, make + Reflexivo + conspicuous, cut + a dash, seek + attention, make + heads turn, catch + Posesivo + fancy, catch + Posesivo + attention, peak + Posesivo + interest, make + a splash, make + a big noise, hit + home

Ex: The attention of the borrower is thus called to the presence of crossreferences.

Ex: One of the most cited shortcomings of mobile advice centres, that their conspicuousness deters people from using them, does not seem to have been a problem.
Ex: A few minutes spent with teacher and pupils talking about books conversationally in a by-the-way fashion serves the double purpose of preparing the right set of mind for reading while at the same time attracting attention to books that might be enjoyed.
Ex: Bright new copies of an unknown book naturally excite more attention than old 'readers' soiled from overuse.
Ex: Online and CD-ROM vendor literature should be read with caution: its aim is to grab attention and to sell.
Ex: Some people do actually seek for fiction by title and author, or by author, rather than simply browsing along the shelves hoping for something to catch their eye.
Ex: For nearly half a century librarians have been admonished to use history as a means to prevent mistakes and solve problems.
Ex: Most books for children are selected by looking along the shelf until an attractive cover, familiar author's name or familiar title strikes the reader's fancy.
Ex: Materials that capture the attention of reluctant readers divert their focus from the negative doubts of ability.
Ex: As Klaus's acute observations are unhampered by romantic ideals, his eye catches the plastic trash by the roadway as well as the colors of moss on the landing strip.
Ex: Three national library catalogues stand out as highly important sources of general bibliography.
Ex: Even so, birds must balance the benefits of flashy feathers with the risks of making themselves conspicuous to sharp-eyed predators.
Ex: He soon cut a dash with his liberal but pragmatic solutions to problems besetting the building industry in Sydney.
Ex: In addition, children are always seeking attention from their parents.
Ex: Be the centre of attention and make heads turn at any red carpet event with this new body lotion!.
Ex: At nightfall, drop anchor at any place that catch your fancy and the lullaby of the gentle waves put you to sleep.
Ex: Since these original initiatives were launched, however, the information superhighway idea has caught the attention of a diverse group of companies in the private sector.
Ex: Now he plays with lots of kids and is frequently with different children each day depending upon which game or activity peaks his interest.
Ex: Israeli wine may be young, but it's making a splash worldwide.
Ex: Everyone here has made a big noise in support of the University of Maryland to the tune of $1000 or more.
Ex: With our students, with our employees, the stress of the pulp and paper mill's shutdown is starting to hit home.


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  • llamar — verbo transitivo 1. Hacer (una persona) que atienda o se comunique con ella [otra persona o un animal]: Llama al camarero para que nos cobre. Me llamó a voces. Llamaron a los niños con la mano. Llamé por …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

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