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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of sidetrack.


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  • If I can't see what I've just written, I can't nitpick it, and so I don't get sidetracked from the scene as it is in my head.

    Writing question: Most useful excerise

  • In Bradford's thread Superstitious Nonsense I found myself sidetracked from the actual topic by a couple of our critics who seemed to be playing dumb.

    2008 November - Telic Thoughts

  • Let’s not get sidetracked from the laughability or implications of the garbage Ann has been spewing by calling her a trannie and accusing her of having a sex change – besides, the comparison is insulting to any transvestite out there.

    Think Progress » Coulter on 9/11 Widows: ‘I Have Never Seen People Enjoying their Husbands’ Death So Much’

  • Now, Mr. Birkett acknowledges, he doesn't get "sidetracked" by nonwork-related video like he used to.

    The New Workplace Rules:

  • Queen of the Fleet, despatched several weeks before to fetch along the troops "sidetracked" at Honolulu, just as the commanding general and his chief surgeon were in consultation as to what on earth to do with

    Ray's Daughter A Story of Manila

  • Governor Herbert: "I just don't want this to be kind of sidetracked because of this list coming up here at the last minute and somehow taking our eye off the ball."

    ABC 4: Top Stories

  • Mr Darling, who was overruled on plans to increase VAT, will say his colleagues failed to recognise public concern over spiralling government debt, instead getting "sidetracked" into an argument for "investment over cuts".

    The Independent - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • Sutton had two serious injures -- an ankle in 2007 and a broken wrist in 2008 -- that kind of sidetracked him.

  • Plus my life got kind of sidetracked during my twenties by depression and social anxiety, and if you add that to how long it took me to start accepting my bisexuality and what it meant (which is still kind of a work-in-progress), then you get a perfect mix for long-lasting singlehood. - Because visibility matters

  • Coal plant's demise a setback for S.D. wind power industry may be "sidetracked" by the recent termination of plans to build a coal-fired power plant in the northeastern part of the ... - Business News


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