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digress
American English: /daɪˈɡrɛs/
British English: /dʌɪˈɡrɛs/

intransitive verb

  • if I may digress for a moment
    si me permiten hacer un breve inciso or paréntesis
    but I digress
    pero estoy divagando
    pero me estoy apartando del tema
    to digress from something
    apartarse de algo
    Example sentences
    • However, I am digressing from the main point that I am trying to put across in this letter, which is the attitude of most Namibians when it comes to criticism.
    • I know I digressed from the subject of the article.
    • They loved him even more when he digressed from his prepared speech to intervene in domestic British politics.

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