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capture someone's imagination (or attention)

Definition of capture someone's imagination or attention in English:

Fascinate someone: the project has captured the imagination of the local public
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  • Now, the ancient Egyptians have long captured our imagination.
  • A shout in the midst of a normal voice or even a whisper will capture people's attention.
  • In India, too, a comprehensive approach to rainwater harvesting has captured the nation's imagination.
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