Contemporary Examples

German Pavilion: the in-demand but Achtung British-born Liam Gillick.
When in Venice: Biennale Dos And Don’ts Natasha Fraser-Cavassoni June 1, 2009

Bono Stands Up During the Achtung Baby tour, Rushdie met Bono after he was invited backstage.
11 Revelations From Salman Rushdie’s Memoir, ‘Joseph Anton’ The Daily Beast September 17, 2012

At their best—on Unforgettable Fire, Joshua Tree, Achtung Baby—U2 managed to satisfy both art and commerce.
U2 Drops ‘Invisible’ to Remind You the Band Exists Howard Wolfson February 8, 2014

Achtung Baby’s ironic astringency was a successful reaction to Rattle and Hum’s gauzy sincerity.
U2 Drops ‘Invisible’ to Remind You the Band Exists Howard Wolfson February 8, 2014

German word used to command attention, from German achtung, from acht (n.) “attention, care, heed, consideration,” achten (v.) “pay attention to, regard, esteem, respect,” from Old High German ahton “pay attention to,” a general Germanic word akin to Old English eahtian “to estimate, esteem, consider, praise,” but with no living native descendants in English.

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