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Pronunciation: /ˈsaɪdtræk/

Translation of sidetrack in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1 1.1 (from subject) hacer* desviar del tema he refused to be sidetracked by the interviewer no dejó que el entrevistador lo desviara del tema
    Example sentences
    • I get sidetracked by minor distractions all the time (which is often fun), but if I really want something, I'll keep the goal in sight and eventually get there.
    • Then, once you really believe in something, the key is to keep your head down and go for it, spurning any attempt to sidetrack you on the way.
    • The body of the text, arranged in three segments, provides links in the sidebar that may sidetrack the reader through related concepts in other segments.
    1.2 (from purpose) sorry, I got sidetracked perdón, me entretuve or me distraje haciendo otra cosa
  • 2 (American English/inglés norteamericano) llevar a un apartadero, llevar a una vía muerta


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