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desviar

Translation of desviar in English:

verbo transitivo

  • 4 (apartar)desviar a alguien de algolas malas compañías lo han desviado del buen camino
    the bad company he keeps has led him astray
    no conseguirán desviarme de mi propósito
    they will not manage to deflect me from my goal

also: desviarse verbo pronominal

  • 2 (persona)desviarse de algo
    to stray off something
    nos desviamos del camino y nos perdimos
    we strayed off the path and got lost
    se han desviado de su programa original
    they have strayed from their original plan
    nos estamos desviando del tema
    we're getting off the point o going off at a tangent o getting sidetracked
    we're digressing
Example sentences
  • El arquero argentino desvió el balón hacia el lateral.
  • Después de decir esto desvió la mirada al vacío y los cerró.
  • Muchas veces nos desviamos del objetivo principal, conscientes o no.

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