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take note

Also,take notice. Pay attention, as in Take note, not one man here is wearing a tie, or The aide took notice of the boys throwing spitballs and reported them. An antonym istake no notice of, meaning “ignore,” as in Take no notice of them and they'll stop teasing you. [ Late 1500s ]
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  • He joined in their sports, and was too much interested to take note of time.

    Welsh Fairy Tales William Elliott Griffis
  • The reader should take note of this term and refrain from confusing it with the sails.

    Boys' Book of Model Boats Raymond Francis Yates
  • The boy was too full of his own concerns to take note of anything.

    Billy Topsail & Company

    Norman Duncan
  • I will take note of the names which you tell me they are likely to assume.

  • Matthew was quick to take note of this, and it suited his plans exactly.

    Under Fire Frank A. Munsey

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