Ablenkung translation | German-English dictionary

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Ablenkung

  
Ab•len•kung      f  
a    (=Ab-, Wegleitung)   deflection   (auch Phys)     
[+von Wellen, Licht]  
refraction
b    (=Zerstreuung)   diversion, distraction  
Ablenkung brauchen      to need something to take one's mind off things  
sich ($) Ablenkung verschaffen      dat   to provide oneself with a distraction, to provide oneself with something to take one's mind off things  
zur Ablenkung einen Spaziergang machen      to take one's mind off things by going for a walk  
c    (=Störung)   distraction
d    [+von Plan, jds Interesse]   diversion  
[+von Verdacht]  
aversion, averting
Translation German - English Collins Dictionary  
Ablenkung brauchen exp.
to need something to take one's mind off things

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exp.
to provide oneself with a distraction ; to provide oneself with something to take one's mind off things
exp.
to take one's mind off things by going for a walk
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"Ablenkung": examples and translations in context
Die Prüfer müssen die Prüfung mit minimaler Ablenkung durchführen können. The assessors must be able to conduct the assessment with minimal distraction.
Vielleicht müssen wir dann irgendeine Ablenkung inszenieren. Maybe we need to create some sort of distraction.
Aber um die Blockade zu durchbrechen, müssen wir eine Ablenkung erschaffen. But to get over that blockade, we're gonna have to create a diversion.
Nebenbei, die falsche Razzia war eine großartige Ablenkung. By the way, the fake raid was a great diversion.
Das ist eine Ablenkung und ein bisschen naiv nebenbei bemerkt. That's a deflection, and a little naive, by the way.
O.K., das war eine nette Ablenkung. Okay, that was a nice deflection.
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