action of applying one's mind to sb/sth or noticing sb/sth
kind or thoughtful act
"no medical care was required"
"the old car needs constant attention"
"She was the center of attention"
"she tried to win his heart with her many attentions"
"keeping track of all the details requires your complete attention"
"the troops stood at attention"
The tongues of dying men Enforce attention like deep harmony.
出自：Richard II , Shakespeare
Brought to my attention three specimens of a mineral.
出自： W. Lindgren
I must have weakened my capacity for attention and observation.
出自： Day Lewis
Whenever he read anything aloud like this, he acted it straight through, which was why he held the attention of the little children so well.
出自： E. Roosevelt
He wants to call her attention to the matter.
不可以说I want to bring his attention to the matter.
I advise you to pay more attention to recording new uses of old words.
误 I told him to keep silent because I wanted to read, but he didn't pay any attention at me.
正 I told him to keep silent because I wanted to read, but he didn't pay any attention to me.
析 要用pay attention to sb/sth,不能用at代替to。
误 The driver of the car was very young and I paid attention that he was drunk.
正 The driver of the car was very young and I noticed that he was drunk.
析 pay attention后不可接that从句。