Translation of "attention" - English-Portuguese dictionary

attention

noun [ no plural ] uk /əˈten·ʃən/ us /əˈten·ʃən/

B1 the act of watching or listening to something carefully

atenção
Ladies and gentlemen, could I have your attention, please? (= please listen to me)
pay attention

B1 to look at or listen to someone or something carefully

prestar atenção
I missed what she was saying because I wasn’t paying attention.
catch/get someone’s attention

to make someone notice you

atrair a atenção de alguém
I waved at him to get his attention.
draw (someone’s) attention to something/someone

to make someone notice something or someone

chamar/atrair a atenção (de alguém) para algo/alguém
I would like to draw your attention to the second paragraph.

(Translation of “attention” from the Cambridge English–Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)