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English definition of “put sb off their stride/stroke”

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put sb off their stride/stroke

mainly UK
to take someone's attention away from something they are doing for a short time, making it more difficult to do: The slightest noise puts him off his stride when he's performing.
Translations of “put sb off their stride/stroke”
in Chinese (Traditional) 使(某人)分心,打亂(某人)的步調…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使(某人)分心,打乱(某人)的步调…
(Definition of put sb off their stride/stroke from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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