Example sentences for: distracts

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

  • Although the artist's biography may be interesting, and at times inspiring (as is the case with Henri Matisse), it more often than not distracts from the work and leads to the most inane and invalid interpretations.

  • According to Kincaid, the real problem with our obsession with child sexual abuse is that it distracts us from other kinds of abuse that affect far more children than molesting does: boring, unsensational kinds of abuse such as poverty, neglect, and bad schools.

  • But for those of us who cherish art for art's sake, gussying it up with photos, paint samples, and teapots merely trivializes and distracts.

  • Simply say, "Mother, you know I love you, but the noise of your eating while talking on the phone distracts me from what you're saying."

  • The Times of London, urging "an immediate intensification of military activities aimed directly at the Yugoslav army" in Kosovo, said in an editorial Monday that it is not so evident that the "Somalia Syndrome" "really affects ordinary Americans as much as it distracts their nervous elected representatives."

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