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"put sb off their stride/stroke" in British English

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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 ​shorttime, making it more ​difficult to do: The ​slightestnoise puts him off his stride when he's ​performing.
(Definition of put sb off their stride/stroke from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “put sb off their stride/stroke”
in Chinese (Simplified) 使(某人)分心,打乱(某人)的步调…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使(某人)分心,打亂(某人)的步調…
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