take notice of something

take notice of something
take notice (of (someone/something)) to give someone or something your attention.

Voters are beginning to take notice of her as a serious candidate.

Several professors took notice of her excellent grasp of the subject.


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  • take cognizance of something — formal phrase to consider something before you take action or make a decision Thesaurus: to think carefully or a lot about thingssynonym Main entry: cognizance * * * take cognizance of sth idiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • take notice of someone — take notice (of (someone/something)) to give someone or something your attention. Voters are beginning to take notice of her as a serious candidate. Several professors took notice of her excellent grasp of the subject …   New idioms dictionary

  • take notice of — take notice (of (someone/something)) to give someone or something your attention. Voters are beginning to take notice of her as a serious candidate. Several professors took notice of her excellent grasp of the subject …   New idioms dictionary

  • take notice — (of (someone/something)) to give someone or something your attention. Voters are beginning to take notice of her as a serious candidate. Several professors took notice of her excellent grasp of the subject …   New idioms dictionary

  • take notice — verb observe with special attention (Freq. 2) Take notice of the great architecture • Hypernyms: ↑notice, ↑mark, ↑note • Verb Frames: Somebody s PP * * * phrasal …   Useful english dictionary

  • take notice — to pay attention to something Wear what you like – no one seems to take any notice. take notice of: Take no notice of him – he always behaves like that. Please take notice of the nearest emergency exit …   English dictionary

  • To take notice — Take Take, v. t. [imp. {Took} (t[oo^]k); p. p. {Taken} (t[=a]k n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Taking}.] [Icel. taka; akin to Sw. taga, Dan. tage, Goth. t[=e]kan to touch; of uncertain origin.] 1. In an active sense; To lay hold of; to seize with the hands …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To take notice of — Take Take, v. t. [imp. {Took} (t[oo^]k); p. p. {Taken} (t[=a]k n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Taking}.] [Icel. taka; akin to Sw. taga, Dan. tage, Goth. t[=e]kan to touch; of uncertain origin.] 1. In an active sense; To lay hold of; to seize with the hands …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sit up and take notice — {v. phr.}, {informal} To be surprised into noticing something. * /Grace had never impressed her teachers. Hearing that she had won the essay contest made them sit up and take notice./ * /George s sudden success made the town sit up and take… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • sit up and take notice — {v. phr.}, {informal} To be surprised into noticing something. * /Grace had never impressed her teachers. Hearing that she had won the essay contest made them sit up and take notice./ * /George s sudden success made the town sit up and take… …   Dictionary of American idioms

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