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go/fly off at a tangent

UK ( US go off on a tangent)
to suddenly start talking or thinking about a completely new subject
突然離題;突然離開原來的思路
It's hard to get a firm decision out of him - he's always going off at a tangent.
很難從他那裡得到一個明確的答覆——他老是突然離題扯別的去了。
Digressing and being indirect or evasiveMoving in order to avoid contactNot saying much
Translations of “go/fly off at a tangent”
in Chinese (Simplified) 突然离题, 突然离开原来的思路…
(Definition of go/fly off at a tangent from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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