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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.
(Definition of take your eye off the ball from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “take your eye off the ball”
in Chinese (Simplified) 不注意, 不小心…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不留神, 不小心…
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