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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of detour.

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Examples

  • Unfortunately for President Obama, he had a momentary lapse, detoured from the teleprompter and showed the American people how he truly feels. sean

    White House mocks coverage of 'Beer Summit'

  • All train/tubeworks tend to happen on weekends so my supposedly direct train detoured to a coach and back onto a train between Witham and Ipswitch.

    Its the journey, not the destination

  • All train/tubeworks tend to happen on weekends so my supposedly direct train detoured to a coach and back onto a train between Witham and Ipswitch.

    Archive 2008-06-01

  • And I've seriously detoured from the outline twice already - something I could not have done waiting for the characters to start the car and head off on their own journey.

    January 2007

  • And I've seriously detoured from the outline twice already - something I could not have done waiting for the characters to start the car and head off on their own journey.

    Map Quest

  • Then he detoured to Mount Vernon, where he spent a day getting horses.44

    George Washington’s First War

  • The stadium falls within an "outer security zone" surrounding the convention center, which means that fan access to the stadium would have been detoured around secure areas.

    Politics trumps baseball for Phillies-Blue Jays

  • Then he detoured to Mount Vernon, where he spent a day getting horses.44

    George Washington’s First War

  • “Delusional, disillusioned, detoured — I couldn't put my finger on it.”

    On Deadline

  • Bush made a joke of Afghanastan + 9/11 when we detoured South to Iraq.

    CNN Poll: Americans mostly agree with Obama on Afghanistan

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