Digress in a Sentence

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Definition of Digress

not staying on topic; to go off on a tangent

Use Digress in a sentence

  1. Because abortion is difficult for me to talk about, I will digress from this topic.

  2. If you get emotional talking about your father, then you may digress.

  3. You digress to avoid talking about the real problem!

  4. I need you to stay on subject and not digress!

  5. Every time we asked about Jane's father, she would give me a bogus answer and digress onto something else.

  6. As your new class president, I will end homework, lower student crime, and mandate hours of recess, but I digress.

  7. Jerry would digress every time his parents asked for his report card.

  8. During our debate on religion, Tim would often digress onto a separate rant on oil consumption.

  9. I cannot have you digress when I ask for a specific answer.

  10. From this point I digress, because having a rational debate with you is like bringing back the dead.

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Digress synonyms

wander, stray, depart, veer, sidetrack, shift, turn away

Digress antonyms

stay, focus, be direct, concentrate