Attention sentence example
But he paid no attention to her warning.
Still, she said, returning her attention to the old house.
He shrugged, returning his attention to the coffee in his cup.
Something drew her attention to Jonathan, who was watching Alex intently.
Without comment, he shifted his attention back to his plate.Advertisement
His attention shifted to Destiny, who was still sleeping.
Giddon turned his attention to Lisa.
Señor Medena's attention shifted back and forth between Dulce and Alex, but neither offered any explanation.
He nodded; his attention riveted on the highway.
Pierre paid no more attention to this occurrence than to the rest of what went on, having made up his mind once for all that what he saw happening around him that evening was in some way essential.Advertisement
Kutuzov, affecting the manners of an old soldier at the front, gave the command "Attention!" and rode up to the Emperors with a salute.
When her attention came back to Alex, he was watching Jonathan.
His attention was distracted momentarily as the feeding tube was switched to Carmen's other breast.
Señor Medena leaned back in his chair, his attention lost in thought.
He felt it awkward to attract everyone's attention and to be considered a lucky man and, with his plain face, to be looked on as a sort of Paris possessed of a Helen.Advertisement
She gave her attention to a glass she was washing.
The greatest attention of all to Boris' narrative was shown by Helene.
The movement caught Giddon's attention and he glanced from Tammy to Lisa with a puzzled expression.
There was a light step behind her, and then Allen's eyes widened as his attention shifted to a point behind her.
Destiny glanced up at Carmen from her elevated chair at the table and then her attention swung back to Alex.Advertisement
Alex shifted his attention to Carmen, his gaze covering her from toe to head.
No one now seemed to pay any attention to the strangers, so Dorothy and Zeb and the Wizard let the train pass on and then wandered by themselves into the vegetable gardens.
The other couples could not attract a moment's attention to their own evolutions and did not even try to do so.
It would have been humiliating if anyone had noticed, but no one seemed to pay much attention – probably because so many others were also drinking.
He gave undue attention to the road.Advertisement
Even now she calls my attention every day to mispronounced words.
Upon them the undivided, tensely passionate attention of that whole mass of men was concentrated.
Someone obligingly took the dish from Bagration (or he would, it seemed, have held it till evening and have gone in to dinner with it) and drew his attention to the verses.
When men were killed or wounded, when rows of stretchers went past, when some troops retreated, and when great masses of the enemy came into view through the smoke, no one paid any attention to these things.
A couple of wing-backed chairs and sofa sank luxuriously into that thick wine carpet, but what caught her full attention was the wide curving staircase.Advertisement
Tears continued to flow as her attention shifted back to Matthew.
What if the farmer could give every stalk of corn individual attention and water and fertilize each one exactly when it was needed?
She called my attention to the new arrangement, and when I did not object she seemed pleased and patted herself.
Our inventions are wont to be pretty toys, which distract our attention from serious things.
A grinding noise jerked her attention back to the car.Advertisement
He picked up a newspaper and snapped it open, his attention instantly captured by something he found in its crinkled pages.
I'm sorry I let my attention drift.
One day Miss Sullivan attracted my attention to a strange object which she had captured basking in the shallow water.
I attracted her attention by showing her my watch and letting her hold it in her hand.
When we entered the room, the children's attention was riveted on Helen.Advertisement
I called her attention to the following line, and, although she knew only the three words, CAT, EAT and MOUSE, she caught the idea.
Escaping from her father she ran to hide her flushed face in the lace of her mother's mantilla--not paying the least attention to her severe remark--and began to laugh.
Prince Andrew rode up and was just putting his question to a soldier when his attention was diverted by the desperate shrieks of the woman in the vehicle.
Before the guns an artillery sentry was pacing up and down; he stood at attention when the officer arrived, but at a sign resumed his measured, monotonous pacing.
She looked at Princess Mary, then sat thinking for a while with that expression of attention to something within her that is only seen in pregnant women, and suddenly began to cry.Advertisement
More than two hours passed and Gerasim took the liberty of making a slight noise at the door to attract his attention, but Pierre did not hear him.
Carmen shifted her attention to Señor Medena, who was focused on Alex at the moment.
Giddon was silent, giving all his attention to his food, but Tammy watched Lisa with interest, twirling her fork in her eggs and squirming in her chair.
His attention left the road long enough to search her face.
He was probably too busy with school to pay attention to politics.Advertisement
With her attention locked on Claire, I had time to fill in both women with what I'd learned.
Aggravated by her second display of defiance in one night, he crossed to her and planted his hands on either side of her chair, demanding her attention.
She took his face in her hands again, forcing his attention on her.
Rhyn shifted his attention to glower down at his mate.
He glanced around the penthouse decorated in dark colors with flashes of burgundy and brown, attention settling on the familiar skyline visible through the window.
She rubbed the lumpy scar on her arm, her attention caught by the sight of a jaguar dropping from a tree branch to the edge of the park and the forest a short distance away.
I imagine you got his attention.
She had their undivided attention.
The only bait he could find was a bright red blossom from a flower; but he knew fishes are easy to fool if anything bright attracts their attention, so he decided to try the blossom.
We were busy cutting out paper dolls; but we soon wearied of this amusement, and after cutting up our shoestrings and clipping all the leaves off the honeysuckle that were within reach, I turned my attention to Martha's corkscrews.
Now and then his attention wandered from the book and the Square and he formed in imagination a new plan of life.
As they approached the house, Prince Andrew with a smile drew Pierre's attention to a commotion going on at the back porch.
Maybe it was the soft accent that held her attention.
Carmen shot a glance at Alex, who was giving his meal undue attention.
She would like to have so much attention.
Señor Medena was watching Alex thoughtfully, but Alex seemed to be unaware of his attention.
Carmen smiled, basking in the warmth of his attention.
She looked away; wishing Connie hadn't brought it to her attention.
Something blue in the shadow of the trees caught her attention.
He reached under the horse and tightened the cinch, which finally brought Diablo to attention.
Giddon's angry voice recaptured her attention.
He nodded and returned his attention to the steep hill.
Len glanced at Yancey uncertainly and then shifted his attention back to her.
Her attention was completely diverted from Yancey.
Her attention switched to Lisa and she smiled.
She felt the attention before she actually saw it.
A honk from behind drew their attention.
Her attention was diverted a few minutes later when Yancey arrived.
When Yancey's attention diverted to his mother, she simply shrugged.
Yancey finally returned his attention to Lisa.
A movement behind caught her attention and she stopped.
She glanced at Yancey, who was giving the forward in the magazine on his lap undue attention.
You never pay any attention to anything I tell you to do, so what would be the point?
Allen walked toward the door, his attention divided between Howard and Lisa.
His attention returned to Lisa.
That and the fact that Howard had paid no attention to her while she was choking.
He glanced at her and then turned his attention back to the can in his hand.
Lisa glanced at Yancey, who silently divided his attention between Connie and Lisa.
Her attention shifted back to Yancey.
Adrienne was acutely aware of Roxanne's attention to the conversation.
His attention was on some children playing in the park across the street, so he didn't immediately see her.
Some medical attention has to beat none.
He focused his attention on the coffee in his cup, swirling it while he avoided her probing gaze.
Her laughter lashed out in the clear air, seizing his attention.
She shifted her attention to his mount.
Why should she care – and what did he have to gain by all this attention?
She glanced quickly at Bordeaux, who was giving his coffee undue attention.
He was a good looking man, and probably expected such attention.
Don't pay any attention to him, Fritz, he's just tryin' to scare us.
Pete's attention was darting from one of them to the other.
Of the others, only Pete seemed to be paying any attention to their peril.
She stared up at Bordeaux, whose attention was focused on the rock above them.
Cassie shifted her attention from the women.
She tried not to think of Bordeaux, instead focusing her attention on the twins and what she was going to say to her father.
He shifted his attention to the lighted street.
Cynthia responded, focusing her attention on a speck of dirt on the counter.
The carved headboard was beautiful but it was the lace canopy and matching bedspread that caught and held her attention.
A long oak table graced the center of the room, its ten carved chairs at attention.
His attention was back on his food.
He watched her intently for a few moments longer and then turned his attention to his food.
A large green book caught her attention.
She mused through the kitchen cabinets, her attention settling on the can of cocoa.
She shifted her attention to the fire and rubbed the beginnings of a crick from her neck.
They rode through the herd, which paid little attention to their passage.
A low rumble brought her attention to the horizon.
Cade ignored the uproar and gave proper attention to his meal.
He turned his attention to the fire and tucked another piece of bark into the bright coals.
Was he hinting that she should give more attention to the exterior of the house?
If I had paid more attention to her and spent a little less time out on the range, she might be alive today.
I had his attention.
Betsy paid him no attention.
I set both similar to my New Hampshire test but frankly; I didn't pay much attention to precise accuracy.
There were too many lengthy phone calls to Massachusetts and minimal attention to our other life.
Quinn asked, arresting everyone's attention.
Of these, eleven were abductors of children and garnered special attention by the FBI.
We're happy to see the attention directed elsewhere.
Home sweet home and I have a playmate awaiting my attention!
Business demanded my attention this past week and I responded gallantly.
It was difficult for all of us to maintain attention as Howie watched the child sleep.
I'm not sure he was aware the show received such widespread attention.
That got their attention.
While I knew we were helpless to do anything positive in Howie's absence, I never-the-less opened the site where Betsy located cases for our attention.
I was ready to close the site from pure frustration when a notice of a recovered body caught my attention, big time.
Molly remained enthralled with the baby and paid no attention to what the rest of us were doing.
Bumpus woofed for attention so Molly paraded him, allowing me to catch Betsy up with what was happening.
I was the logical candidate as both women had children needing attention.
Obviously, she doesn't think ill of you so don't pay attention to what Ronnie said.
I finally had his attention.
That garnered a lot of attention.
While we'd both been witness scores of times, neither of us had paid much attention.
She hopped down, oblivious to the attention channeled her way by the red-eyed men around her.
Was he really worth her attention on what may be the last day of her life?
He wore nothing but sweatpants, and his exposed upper back drew her attention.
He hadn't paid much attention to any woman in many, many years, but couldn't help thinking her one of the most attractive he'd ever met.
A tall, toned woman who looked like she did Pilates for a living stood in the hall in tight black leather pants and a tight pink T-shirt that drew attention to her large breasts.
Sofi's cool power whipped through her thoughts, but it was the darkness within the small woman that drew her attention.
She held her breath, not wanting to draw the attention of either creature.
His attention was drawn over her head, and his mouth went lax.
His erratic moods had grown more volatile the past couple of days, and she knew better than to draw his attention.
Your magic gifts have blossomed, and they've attracted the attention of others with magic gifts.
Thus far, he'd listened to her, and she hoped he feared Damian enough to continue paying attention.
Damian would never kill his brother, Jule, but if the woman was dangerous enough to warrant a Watcher's attention, he couldn't look the other way.
Xander's attention was caught first by Darian.
The low growl drew her attention behind her, where the red-eyed man materialized beside Damian.
Jake's stunned tone drew her attention.
He sliced his wrist, and her attention turned immediately to thick liquid bubbling against his olive skin.
She gritted her teeth and forced her attention to the stack of books, jotting down notes on her notepad.
Sofia drank another glass of water and forced her attention to her list.
Wanna visit the sector? he asked, turning his attention to Dusty.
Damian's attention lingered on the image on Rainy's screen.
She sifted through the pictures, aware of the intent attention the others paid her.
He was naked from the waist up and sweaty, a combination that made her sit up and pay attention.
He patted her leg with another of his friendly smiles and turned his attention to the world racing by them.
He shook his head, returning his attention to Dusty and Jule.
As he pulled on the last of his clothes and crossed to his armory, a small, black velvet box nestled between two daggers drew his attention.
Damian waved him away, his attention returning to Darian.
His attention returned to Deidre.
Zamon nodded once, attention on the book.
Her attention shifted to the hand over his heart.
His fangs were out, his attention riveted to her.
Deidre returned her attention to the girl.
His attention was on a point behind her, and she turned to see a portal waiting.
He flicked a fingernail against his thumb in response, commanding her complete attention.
Deidre tried to ignore him, afraid reacting would only draw more attention to herself.
She'd tried to hide her fangs from him, but smiling brought his attention to them.
She'd never paid much attention to appliances but imagined they might be intriguing to someone who had never seen them before.
The inn, not large by city standards, was constantly in need of attention, especially in this, the short but hectic high season.
The young college-aged waitress inserted the tack, placed a quarter beneath it for weight and sounded a horn to call attention.
His work held the rapt attention of his audience.
When Westlake obligingly opened a map and pointed out various high country locations, he had the Dawkins' rapt attention.
I read all the weekly newspapers and there was no mention of any foul play, but this little ad caught my attention.
He'd ask me questions, and pay attention to my answers.
The way he described her, I don't think she paid much attention to the mundane things in life.
Unless you smoke, you don't pay attention to cigarettes.
But someone was shooting at us and that gets my attention in a hurry.
His connections in Denver would get Ouray the attention it deserved.
Fitzgerald immediately called everyone's attention to her.
Lydia just glanced at her blankly and turned her attention to Dean.
He filled one pad and then another as they brought him up to speed, while Mrs. Lincoln nudged his pencil for attention.
They were too busy arguing to pay attention but Dean shielded Martha and hurried the group back to the rear quarters.
Her attention shifted as the world around her continued to register.
Moving from the wardrobe to the dresser drew her attention to the carpet again.
Deidre returned her attention to the death-dealer, who looked confused.
As she watched Cora, Deidre began to think she'd missed a lot over the past few months despite trying to pay attention to the human world.
She ate, her attention soon captured by the sensations of the airy omelet and melted cheese in her mouth.
They reached the food section, and Deidre's attention shifted to the source of the scents.
They continued, and Deidre's attention went to a small shop behind the tents, from which incense drifted.
Soft voices drew her attention to the doorway, where she was able to hear but not see Cora behind the massive frame of Gabriel.
Gabriel's attention was caught on a faint green glow on a table in the middle of the stacks of dead bodies.
Landon's summons drew his attention.
A knock at her door drew her attention from her thoughts.
She blinked, pulling her attention from the heat racing through her body.
Her attention shifted to her hands, and he stared at her as she focused on moving them.
This caught her attention, and she turned.
His attention fell again to the bloody neck of Darkyn's mate.
His attention shifted from his thoughts to the scene before him, and he slowed.
In fact, she seemed to enjoy that form of attention.
Movement outside the window caught Carmen's attention.
His attention was immediately drawn to the car outside the window.
When they entered the living room, Lori's full attention riveted on Destiny.
Lori's voice brought Carmen's attention back to the visitor.
She glanced at Alex, but his full attention was on Lori.
Carmen cuddled Destiny close while keeping her attention on Alex and Lori.
Alex glanced at Jonathan pointedly before his attention returned to Carmen.
As she stepped out into the bright sunlight, a tall figure caught her attention.
Alex opened the passenger door and climbed into the car, his attention equally divided between the retreating figure and Carmen.
His attention came sharply back to her.
The rabbits were always last to get attention, since they almost always had some food and water.
He glanced at his watch and returned his attention to the mare.
Her attention was diverted momentarily to the officer who was watching her with concern.
He was only supposed to pay attention to you, not hurt you – he wasn't supposed to go into your house.
Everything looked normal, but she gave the house special attention and approached slowly.
With her body no longer active and demanding attention, her mind was free to wonder.
Carmen's attention returned to Lori as she spoke.
From the moment she entered the room, she had his full attention.
His attention returning to the lap desk, he picked up the pencil as if ready to write something - and then put it down.
Alex glanced over and noticed her attention.
Finally he looked away, shifting his attention to the improvements.
His attention left her for a moment while he reached over and closed the program down without saving.
So absorbed was she with inner thoughts that the movement didn't immediately catch her attention.
The drum of hooves jerked her attention back to the barn.
His attention shifted to the bear and she followed his gaze.
At the back door, Alex paused to let his father in and then his attention shifted to Carmen.
His attention shifted to his father.
Returning her attention to Señor Medena, she smiled.
The desperation in her voice drew his attention.
The sound of squishing drew her attention to the bath mat next to the tub.
She was going to break down any second, but the effort the man before her put into preparing himself held her horrified attention.
One of them was brighter than the others, as if trying to draw her attention.
Maybe they weren't paying attention.
His attention turned to her.
They led onto a balcony, but it was the eerie green glow beyond that caught her attention.
His attention shifted to her.
He watched the emerald form then placed it in his pocket before returning his attention to the demons.
Deidre forced her attention from her own issues and outward as she walked through the street fair in downtown Atlanta.
The air felt a little heavier around her as he spoke, compelling her attention to him.
His attention was on Andre.
This drew the deity's attention.
She'd been too flustered to pay attention to the trip to the police station and looked around, not recognizing the area.
He looked at her, a penetrating stare that made her again regret drawing his attention.
The swirl of gowns of dancing couples drew her attention to the ballroom with the orchestra.
The room was dark, the floor-to-ceiling windows displaying the incredible views of the Eiffel Tower, whose frame was outlined by lights against the dark Parisian sky She was about to step onto the balcony when a knock at the door drew her attention.
One of them snagged her, but his attention shifted at the strangled cry and sound of snapping bones.
Her shout drew their attention, and they started toward her.
She'd never seen his attention stay any one place for long, but today, he was actually calm.
Even if not for Rhyn's name scrawled across her neck, she'd draw attention.
A movement from the balcony caught her attention.
Several people stopped to stare or skirt them as Rhyn padded through, and one startled gasp drew his attention briefly to a stairwell.
A dark figure in the snow-covered park area caught her attention.
A sound from a trunk in the corner drew Jade.s attention.
For once, she wished she.d paid attention when her sister told her about travel plans.
Wings, short fur, fangs the size of her forearm … she moved farther into the bathroom, lest she draw his attention.
The sound of footsteps running down the hall drew her attention, and she flung herself backwards as the maid with the butcher knife tried to cut her.
The child slowed as he neared the jaguar and turned, finally paying attention.
The stark red of blood against white snow caught his attention, and he circled the park behind the castle.
With her arm bleeding, she couldn.t risk drawing the attention of the Immortals by taking the front stairwell even to meet her sister.
Iliana was a relatively young Immortal who had been at his side for only a few decades, having caught his attention with her fighting skill and fierce loyalty.
Kiki grabbed his arm and yanked to get his attention.
The dangerous note in his voice drew Kris.s attention.
The cafeteria was four times the size of the one she was used to, and she lingered in the doorway, finally catching the attention of a convent member.
The air was heavy and her attention was drawn to the life-like statues.
A familiar shape in the dark corner of the cafeteria caught his attention as he passed, and he paused to raise a hand in greeting.
Kris had assigned her a babysitter and ordered her to spray herself down with the skunk spray so she wouldn.t draw any unwanted attention.
Her attention turned to a different direction, the way they.d come from the beach.
Gabriel and Darkyn rose, their attention going west toward the ocean.
His attention turned to the odious favor.
Kiera watched them, somewhat relieved not to be the center of attention any longer.
Evelyn smiled tightly from her position a couple of feet away, her attention riveted to the situation before her.
He looked out for a long moment, pensive, before returning his attention to her.
A startled cry drew her attention, and she leaned to see past him.
Her attention was caught on the falling stars of the meteor shower.
He paid no attention and continued to stride down the corridor.
He let her take it and saw her attention shift to the bracelet.
A shape in the corner drew her attention, and she gasped.
The sudden change in her expression from open to shuttered drew his attention.
Kiera blinked and forced herself to pay attention.
She cursed herself, aware she had accomplished little as far as advancing her rights but managed to draw the guaranteed attention of a man she was not certain she wanted to notice her.
She considered retreating but suspected that would draw the attention of the men focused on the battle.
The sword implanted next to the downed man's ear, and her small gasp drew the attention of the observers.
She blinked as she entered the darker house and forced her attention on her surroundings.
A'Ran responded by tipping his chin, and Jetr's attention returned to Opal, who had been speaking too long already.
A'Ran forced his attention away, certain that this ally was as true as any despite his haste in addressing nishani.
They stepped into the cooler house, and her attention was caught by Talal, who froze in mid-stride along her path toward the northern wing.
His touch was mechanical and instructional, his attention elsewhere.
She wasn't eager to draw his undivided attention, but his distance struck her as unusual, if not yet another rejection.
The thrones caught her attention, and she crossed to them.
The distant roar of water pouring into the canyon caught her attention.
This time, she paid no attention to the shale or placing her feet right.
A'Ran returned his attention to the battles twirling before him on the planner.
He watched as Mansr expertly organized the evacuations and aligned the space battle to keep the Yirkins' attention off the ships fleeing the planet's surface for the nearest moon, Kiera.
Kiera gasped, drawing Evelyn's attention from the paintings to the door.
She stopped within full view of Jetr and waited, not wanting to draw the attention of the entire Council to her.
I ask for your attention one last time, as a personal favor to me.
Told him if he wanted to get my attention, just whack me on the arm.
Donnie had paid no attention to their conversation but having tired of his puzzle, picked up the notebook of letters and numbers and began to study it, turning the binder page by page.
Sadly, all their attention was for naught.
Far off in the distance, Dean could again hear the ringing of Gladys Turnbull's alarm but he paid it no attention.
After Cynthia came out and administered a cold face cloth, Edith seemed somewhat better, enough to decline medical attention, though she remained disoriented even after reaching Ryland's small quarters.
Before Dean could comment, the conversation ended as a commotion upstairs called for his attention.
Vanoli's Gold Belt Theater was the place that got the most attention, but he owned The Roma that Annie mentions, plus saloons up in Red Mountain and I guess other places.
Besides, he's too interested in Martha to pay anything else much attention.
Cynthia would go alone—that was a given with Bird Song requiring Dean's attention.
The man seemed to consider, aware of the small crowd whose attention was drawn to the group.
The John Wayne look-alike with the big belly was in charge and held up his hand for attention.
He hit a comfortable pace and stayed there as he peddled past the cemetery and the open meadows where a herd of elk grazed near the river to his left, standing at attention near the edge of the tall cottonwoods that lined the bank.
The large woman had Dean's attention.
Donnie just grimaced, an acknowledgment that he was paying attention to what was being said, and harbored no desire to see his stepfather.
He now had Shipton's attention.
It wasn't the amount of the check Shipton gave you that caught my attention, it was the ink.
Once able to sit upright, the pounding in his head commanded his attention, as well as the bone-numbing chill.
We cannot call attention to ourselves until our numbers warrant our attack.
Jackson turned his attention to Claudia, who stood motionless.
Why don't you turn your attention back to Lucy there?
She turned her attention back to Jackson.
He found this entirely entertaining, and only approached her once while patrons were demanding her attention.
Sarah told Jackson she didn't see how she would be able to get Elisabeth's attention long enough to influence her.
Elisabeth turned her attention straight ahead again.
Still holding Jackson's hand, she brought her attention to his palm.
Jackson scratched his ear and the dog sat, enjoying the attention.
He brought his attention to Sam.
He turned his attention back to the blood and what he found made his jaw drop.
The physical ramifications of not feeding for over thirty hours commanded attention.
At midnight, Jackson stood at the top of the stairs and whistled loudly, commanding attention.
Victor turned his attention to Jackson, recrimination dripping from his voice.
He turned his attention back to Jackson.
Then he turned his attention to Sarah.
He caught her attention hoping she would see his concern.
Sarah introduced Connor then turned her attention back to the ring.
He brushed the hair off her face and turned his attention to his dessert.
Deborah spent most of dinner staring blatantly at Jackson, vying for his attention whenever possible.
Jackson groaned, "Because she has the attention span of a gnat."
He turned his attention back to Jackson and held his hands out.
The doorbell demanded his attention and he answered the door to find a tall young man standing in the hallway.
Gerald stopped with one hand on the refrigerator door, his attention fixed on the photo.
She glued her attention on the doe, which was now licking life into her infant.
Maybe it was time they started paying more attention to the aesthetic value of things.
Finally his attention shifted back to Carmen.