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    how to get distracted

    Hey guys!

    What is the most common (American) way to expressing the idea of getting distracted/diverted by something?

    For example: I was driving my car got distracted and run into a post. What word or phrase do you use so that it sounds most natural? Not for oficcial stuff just while talking to your friends etc.

    Thanx.

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    Re: how to get distracted

    Quote Originally Posted by BallsOfSteel View Post
    Hey guys!

    What is the most common (American) way to expressing express (or "of expressing") the idea of getting distracted/diverted by something?

    For example: I was driving my car, got distracted and run ran into a post.

    What word or phrase do you use so that it sounds most natural? Not for oficcial official stuff - just while talking to your friends etc.

    Thanx. Thanks.
    Do you have a specific problem with using "got distracted"?

    Please note my various corrections to your post in red. Particularly, please avoid textspeak/chatlish. "Thanx" is not a word.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: how to get distracted

    No, nothing specific. I am not even sure if "got distracted" is correct or appropriate in such examples. That's why I'm wondering how to sound natural.

    Corrections noted. Thank you.

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