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Synonyms for paying attention

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  1. attentiveness, heed, regard, paying attention(adj)

    paying particular notice (as to children or helpless people)

    "his attentiveness to her wishes"; "he spends without heed to the consequences"

    Synonyms:
    wish, esteem, regard, heed, attentiveness, gaze, respect, compliments

  2. heedful, attentive, thoughtful, paying attention(adj)

    taking heed; giving close and thoughtful attention

    "heedful of the warnings"; "so heedful a writer"; "heedful of what they were doing"

    Synonyms:
    thoughtful, heedful, advertent, serious-minded, attentive, careful

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How to say paying attention in sign language?

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How to use paying attention in a sentence?

  1. John Katko:

    What good is all the screening at the front door if we are not paying attention enough at the back door? The answer is common sense.

  2. Grainne McNamara:

    Banks need alternative revenue sources and there are tons of new avenues for investment, they need to be paying attention.

  3. Sandra Bullock:

    I was like, 'What?!' But my diet was terrible, milk shakes and French fries with gravy. It was a good thing to start paying attention.

  4. Catherine Steiner-Adair:

    Kids often feel like you're not really here, you're not paying attention.

  5. Alissa Rumsey:

    Otherwise, you may end up inadvertently hurting their feelings, or make them feel like you are always paying attention to what they are eating or not eating.

Images & Illustrations of paying attention

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