Just sit back and don't distract me.
No, you were only trying to distract me.
"Distract him, Angel," Brady said quietly via her net.
She tried to push the thought away and distract herself by wandering the mansion.
If Toni wasn't enough to distract him, all he had to do was walk outside his door for another snack.
Deidre set down the journal, needing to distract her thoughts before she started to panic again.
Even with my cell phone on silent, the vibration was enough todistract me.
She tried to distract the building panic.
I can't have you distract me from my mission right now.
Their plan was that John should land in Poitou and distract the attention of the French by a raid up the Loire, while the emperor and his vassals should secretly mobilize a great army in Brabant and make a sudden dash at Paris.
They'd been cunning by bringing Claire here to distract him.
He let the sensations outside of his mind distract him while he checked his watch a few times.
The marshals stood behind him not venturing to distract his attention.
Elizabeth's real intention was merely " to drive time," to distract Scotland and to leave her rival isolated.
Them to distract his method of government.
Some, as if unwilling to distract her from an important occupation, came up to her for a moment and made haste to go away, refusing to let her see them off.
You can see it from the window, she said to her cousin, evidently wishing to distract her mind.
It was too easy for the beautiful woman to distract him.
She forced her face to remain emotionless, her form still enough not to draw attention, like a wounded animal trying not to distract the hungry predators fighting over it.
In the circumstances, one must needs adopt the opinion of Fersen's contemporary, Baron Gustavus Armfelt, "One is almost tempted to say that the government wanted to give the people a victim to play with, just as when one throws something to an irritated wild beast to distract its attention.
Where the stanzas are full of the technical terms of the Buddhist system of self-culture and self-control, it is often impossible, without expansions that spoil the poetry, or learned notes that distract the attention, to convey the full sense of the original.
He then set himself to stir up the Yorkshire adherents of the house of Neville to distract the attention of Edward IV.
Reining in her emotions, she tried to distract her dark thoughts by focusing on Toby.
No, you'll distract me.
For not only are instances required, but these must be arranged in such a manner as not to distract or confuse the mind, i.e.
To distract his thoughts he drove that day to the village of Vorontsovo to see the great balloon Leppich was constructing to destroy the foe, and a trial balloon that was to go up next day.
She threw herself down to avoid the second, sent another knife in its direction to distract it, and leapt up, dancing and twisting through the lightning streams.
By this time he had already entered into politics; he had been chef du cabinet of Jules Ferry (1879-1881), though this did not distract him from his literary work.
Our inventions are wont to be pretty toys, which distract our attention from serious things.
Darian—whoever he was—would drive her crazy if she didn't find a way to distract her thoughts.
"Without Gabe to distract you this time, perhaps you will listen," Andre said.
If not for the painkillers Mansr gave her as soon as she awoke and her newest discovery to distract her from the lingering pain, she'd be too miserable to move.
Andersson in his Lake N'gami (pp. 2 5326 9) has given a lively account of the pursuit by himself and Francis Galton of a brood of ostriches, in the course of which the male bird feigned being wounded to distract their attention from his offspring.
My fate is sealed, Rhyn. I've got nothing to lose now. If she comes back, I can distract her, give you until midnight.
Right now, they tell me the woman I love is in danger, and you were meant to distract me so someone else could finish her off.