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I seem to remember various other guests coming in while we were talking, sitting down for a few moments and leaving again, but they did not distract us in any way at all.
Me parece recordar que durante el transcurso de nuestra conversación llegaron otros clientes, que se instalaban y después se iban al cabo de un rato, pero no nos distrajeron en absoluto.
Ishiguro, Kadzuo / The Remains of the DayIshiguro, Kadzuo / Los Restos Del Dia
Los Restos Del Dia
Ishiguro, Kadzuo
The Remains of the Day
Ishiguro, Kadzuo
© 1989 by Kazuo Ishiguro
Immediately, he found himself distracted by her smooth, creamy skin, the beginning swell of her breasts, the curve of her neck, the fresh scent of her hair and skin.
Al instante, lo distrajo aquella piel tersa y cremosa, la redondez inicial de sus senos, la curva del cuello, el olor fresco del pelo y de la piel.
Kava, Alex / A Perfect EvilKava, Alex / Bajo Sospecha
Bajo Sospecha
Kava, Alex
A Perfect Evil
Kava, Alex
© S.M. Kava 2000
"You were distracted?" the doctor asked.
– ¿Se ha distraído? -preguntó el médico.
Katzenbach, John / The Madman's TaleKatzenbach, John / La Historia del Loco
La Historia del Loco
Katzenbach, John
The Madman's Tale
Katzenbach, John
© 2004 by John Katzenbach
Difficulties with concentration and remembering: These problems are often associated with being distracted and worried.
Problemas de concentración y de memoria: esto frecuentemente se acompaña de estar más distraído, o ensimismado y preocupado.
© New South Wales Health Department for and on behalf of the Crown in right of the State of New South Wales
© New South Wales Health Department for and on behalf of the Crown in right of the State of New South Wales

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to distract sb (from sth) — distraer a algn (de algo)
to distract sb's attention (from sth) — desviar la atención de algn (de algo)
she is easily distracted — se distrae fácilmente

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distract attention
distraer la atención
distract from
distraer de
get distracted

Word forms


Basic forms
Present Participle (Participle I)distracting
Past Participle (Participle II)distracted
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I distractwe distract
you distractyou distract
he/she/it distractsthey distract
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am distractingwe are distracting
you are distractingyou are distracting
he/she/it is distractingthey are distracting
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have distractedwe have distracted
you have distractedyou have distracted
he/she/it has distractedthey have distracted
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been distractingwe have been distracting
you have been distractingyou have been distracting
he/she/it has been distractingthey have been distracting
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I distractedwe distracted
you distractedyou distracted
he/she/it distractedthey distracted
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was distractingwe were distracting
you were distractingyou were distracting
he/she/it was distractingthey were distracting
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had distractedwe had distracted
you had distractedyou had distracted
he/she/it had distractedthey had distracted
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been distractingwe had been distracting
you had been distractingyou had been distracting
he/she/it had been distractingthey had been distracting
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will distractwe shall/will distract
you will distractyou will distract
he/she/it will distractthey will distract
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be distractingwe shall/will be distracting
you will be distractingyou will be distracting
he/she/it will be distractingthey will be distracting
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have distractedwe shall/will have distracted
you will have distractedyou will have distracted
he/she/it will have distractedthey will have distracted
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been distractingwe shall/will have been distracting
you will have been distractingyou will have been distracting
he/she/it will have been distractingthey will have been distracting
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would distractwe should/would distract
you would distractyou would distract
he/she/it would distractthey would distract
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be distractingwe should/would be distracting
you would be distractingyou would be distracting
he/she/it would be distractingthey would be distracting
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have distractedwe should/would have distracted
you would have distractedyou would have distracted
he/she/it would have distractedthey would have distracted
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been distractingwe should/would have been distracting
you would have been distractingyou would have been distracting
he/she/it would have been distractingthey would have been distracting
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am distractedwe are distracted
you are distractedyou are distracted
he/she/it is distractedthey are distracted
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being distractedwe are being distracted
you are being distractedyou are being distracted
he/she/it is being distractedthey are being distracted
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been distractedwe have been distracted
you have been distractedyou have been distracted
he/she/it has been distractedthey have been distracted
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was distractedwe were distracted
you were distractedyou were distracted
he/she/it was distractedthey were distracted
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being distractedwe were being distracted
you were being distractedyou were being distracted
he/she/it was being distractedthey were being distracted
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been distractedwe had been distracted
you had been distractedyou had been distracted
he/she/it had been distractedthey had been distracted
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be distractedwe shall/will be distracted
you will be distractedyou will be distracted
he/she/it will be distractedthey will be distracted
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been distractedwe shall/will have been distracted
you will have been distractedyou will have been distracted
he/she/it will have been distractedthey will have been distracted