conspicuously drawing attention to something or someone: an attention-getting device; attention-getting behavior.
Sure, “ain’t” gets the attention, but what do “am’nt,” “h’aint” and “b’aint” mean?
What’s all the fuss over ain’t about? Is there really anything wrong with the word? Or is it even a word? The colloquialism ain’t is a nonstandard contraction of the following: “am not,” “are not,” “is not,” “have not,” and “has not.” It is also used in some dialects as a contraction for “do not,” “does not,” and “did not.” For example, “We ain’t got any milk left.” …
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Contemporary Examples of attention-getting
"The best-selling car in America, in the least attention-getting color," Cruz said.Danger Stalks Lucas Davenport
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Historical Examples of attention-getting
Therefore be sure that your attention-getting device has at least one of three points of superiority.Certain Success
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