Translation of "attention" - English-Spanish dictionary

attention

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

B1 the act of watching or listening to something carefully

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

to make someone notice you

llamar la atención de alguien
I waved at him to get his attention.
draw (someone’s) attention to something/someone

to make someone notice something or someone

atraer la atención (de alguien) a algo/alguien
I would like to draw your attention to the second paragraph.

(Translation of “attention” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

attention

noun /əˈtenʃən/

notice

atención
He tried to attract my attention
Pay attention to your teacher!

care

cuidado
That injury needs urgent attention.

concentration of the mind

atención
His attention wanders.

(in the army etc) a position in which one stands very straight with hands by the sides and feet together

posición de firmes
He stood to attention.
attentive /-tiv/ adjective

giving attention

atento
The children were very attentive when the teacher was speaking
He was very attentive to her needs.
attentively /-tiv-/ adverb

atentamente
They listened attentively to the lecturer.
attentiveness noun

atención
the attentiveness of students during class.

(Translation of “attention” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)