Example sentences for: distract

How can you use “distract” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Where Swayambhunath is cluttered with monuments in different styles, at Boudhanath there are no other temples to distract pilgrims.

  • Foer and Gore offered to distract Gates with their vaudeville act while Sobel and Hohlt snuck the pages into his browser cache.

  • This is a useful way to distract the reader's attention from gaps in logic and evidence, just as curry and spices were once used to make bad meat palatable.

  • But this anti-Internet alarmism is a heavy-handed attempt to distract attention from the really dangerous medium: paper.

  • "They don't want to give us any chance to recover and distract from the Starr report and unify us.

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