Distract in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Distract

to misdirect attention from one focus to another usually as an act of deception

Examples of Distract in a sentence

During the Trojan War, a great wooden horse was sent to distract the soldiers and allow the enemy Greeks to enter Troy and win the war.  🔊

Some argue that fidget spinners help some students and other claim that the toys only distract students from their learning.  🔊

Brock claimed that the pretty girls in his class distract him and that's why he can't get his work done.  🔊

Miles tried to distract his mother so that is older brother could sneak out of the house to go to a party.  🔊

Bridget tried to distract herself from the pain of her breakup by watching her favorite tv series and eating lots of ice cream.  🔊

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