English words and Examples of Usage

Example Sentences for "distract"

The driver hit another car when he was momentarily distracted by a child running into the streetIt was hard to concentrate on my studies because I kept getting distracted by the television show my brother was watching.

The driver hit another car when he was momentarily distracted by a child running into the street.

What's the matter with Ravi? He really seems distracted today, and isn't getting anything done.

Students often seem to find it a little distracting to have the teacher beside them listening to them during their discussions.

One of the teenagers tried to distract the shop owner while another one started stealing chocolate bars.

I need to have some time by myself without any distractions if I'm going to get this project finished by tomorrow.

Golfer Tom Kite once observed that you can always find a distraction if you're looking for one.

Someone once said that the main function of professional sports is to distract people from thinking about the real problems of society.

The father distracted the baby with a toy while the mother quickly changed her diaper.

Rajiv's mother was seriously injured in a car accident which occurred when she was momentarily distracted by her cell phone while driving on the highway.

Golf was banned in England and Scotland in 1457 by King James II because he claimed it distracted people from the archery practice necessary for national defense.

While driving, a cell phone can be a dangerous distraction.

In Bhutan, during archery competitions, cheerleaders are allowed to distract the opposing team by shouting rude comments.

A Malagasy proverb notes, Distracted} by what is far away, he does not see his nose.

Research shows that people can tolerate pain for a longer time if they are distracted by something.


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