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English definition of “take your eye off the ball”

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take your eye off the ball

to not give your attention to what you are doing at the time: If you're a manager, you can't afford to take your eye off the ball for one minute.
Translations of “take your eye off the ball”
in Chinese (Traditional) 不留神, 不小心…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不注意, 不小心…
(Definition of take your eye off the ball from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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