distract
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distract(
dihs
-
trahkt
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to divert someone's attention)
a. distraer
Carolina distracted Jose while Adriana grabbed his phone.Carolina distrajo a José mientras Adriana tomaba su teléfono.
b. entretener
You figure out a way to distract him, and I'll grab his wallet.Encuentra una forma de entretenerlo y yo agarro su billetera.
c. desviar
He would not allow anything to distract his attention.No permitiría que nada desviara su atención.
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distract
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (person, attention)
a. distraer
this is distracting us from our main purposeesto nos está alejando de nuestro objetivo principal
she is easily distractedse distrae con facilidad
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distract [dɪsˈtrækt]
transitive verb
[+person]
to distract sb (from sth) distraer a algn (de algo); to distract sb's attention (from sth) desviar la atención de algn (de algo); she is easily distracted se distrae fácilmente
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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