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English definition of “sidetrack”

sidetrack

verb [T]     /ˈsaɪdtræk/
to make someone forget what they were doing or speaking about and start doing or speaking about something different: [often passive] Sorry, I was talking about staffing and I got sidetracked.Attention-seeking, distracting and showing offCreating a distraction
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