sidetrack

US [ˈsaɪdˌtræk]
UK ['saɪd.træk]
  • v.使转变话题;使转移目标
  • n.〈美〉【铁路】(等候交车的)岔道
  • Web旁轨;侧线;侧钻
Plural Form:sidetracks  Present Participle:sidetracking  Past Tense:sidetracked  
sidetrack
v.
1.
[usupass]
~ sb (into doing sth)
使转变话题;使转移目标to make sb start to talk about or do sth that is different from the main thing that they are supposed to be talking about or doing
I was supposed to be writing a letter but I'm afraid I got sidetracked .
我本来应该在写信,但后来恐怕是分心干别的去了。

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Definition:
Category:AllAll,OralOral,WrittenWritten,TitleTitle,TechnicalTechnical
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