draw attention to yourself

to make people notice you

We have to try and get in without drawing attention to ourselves.

English dictionary. 2014.

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  • draw attention to yourself — phrase to make people notice you We have to try and get in without drawing attention to ourselves. Thesaurus: to boast or show offsynonym Main entry: draw …   Useful english dictionary

  • draw — draw1 W1S1 [dro: US dro:] v past tense drew [dru:] past participle drawn [dro:n US dro:n] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(picture)¦ 2 draw (somebody s) attention 3 draw a conclusion 4 draw a comparison/parallel/distinction etc 5¦(get a reaction)¦ 6¦(attract)¦ 7¦(get… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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  • draw — I UK [drɔː] / US [drɔ] verb Word forms draw : present tense I/you/we/they draw he/she/it draws present participle drawing past tense drew UK [druː] / US [dru] past participle drawn UK [drɔːn] / US [drɔn] *** 1) a) [intransitive/transitive] to… …   English dictionary

  • attention — noun /əˈtɛnʃən / (say uh tenshuhn) 1. the act or faculty of attending. 2. Psychology concentration of the mind upon an object; maximal integration of the higher mental processes. 3. observant care; consideration; notice: your letter will receive… …   Australian English dictionary

  • draw — 1 verb past tense drew, past participle drawn PICTURE/DESCRIPTION 1 WITH PENCIL (I, T) to make a picture of something with a pencil or pen: Can I draw your portrait? | I ve never been able to draw well. | draw sb sth/draw sth for sb: Hans drew… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • make a spectacle of yourself — phrase to bring attention to yourself by behaving in an embarrassing way in public Thesaurus: to boast or show offsynonym Main entry: spectacle * * * make a spectacle of yourself : to do something in front of other people that is very… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Express Yourself (Erik van der Luijt album) — Infobox Album | Name = Express Yourself Type = Album Artist = Erik van der Luijt Released = May 2004 Recorded = January 24 January 25, 2004 Genre = Jazz Length = 55:17 Label = Own production Producer = Erik van der Luijt Reviews = *… …   Wikipedia

  • Matty — noun or Martha. Spelling variant: Mattie. Tillys name is Matilda. It was typical of Mum and Dad that they wouldnt let her be called Tilly when she came to them because that was the unusual shortening of Matilda, the unconventional one, and you… …   Wiktionary

  • ego trip —    If you do something primarily to draw attention to yourself and feel important or superior to others, you are on an ego trip.     His speech about creating an association to help the underprivileged was one long ego trip …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

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