did not pay attention

did not give any attention to, paid no mind to

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • attention — at|ten|tion W1S1 [əˈtenʃən] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(listen/look/think carefully)¦ 2¦(interest)¦ 3¦(notice)¦ 4¦(repair/cleaning)¦ 5¦(care)¦ 6 stand to/at attention 7 attention! 8 for the attention of somebody ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1300 1400; : Latin; …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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