The story never has a chance to command attention, though.
By the way she stood close, commanding his attention, he knew.
Of the four men who sat around the fire, only two commanded his attention.
Do nothing to command attention, and you would be given none.
While many players had an opportunity, however, it was clear who would command the most attention.
He said the budget process commanded his full attention for at least the last six months.
It was also the only thing that could command his son's total attention.
But it was the building at the end that commanded his attention.
But the king, coming back into the square, commanded her attention.
He commands attention as perhaps no other player has ever done.