German translation of 'deflect'
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Example Sentences Including 'deflect'
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But the danger is that the attacks on him will deflect attention from his attempt to change the bank.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Leaving aside the touching attempt to deflect criticism, what should savers do?Times, Sunday Times (2006)
He used jokes to deflect criticism that he was too old or lazy for the job.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
It's an effective opening that allows him to deflect the criticism that he's concerned with austerity and easing the tax burden on top earners.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
So nervous indeed that his attention had been deflected from their route.Man of Honour (2007)
His early free kick was deflected over the bar, but Palace scored from the resulting corner.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
King cross deflected into his path.The Sun (2015)
The Serb picked out Shelvey whose deflected shot found the net.The Sun (2016)
The focus on simulation by attackers seems to have deflected attention from this more clandestine aspect of the game.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
You have to deflect the pressure away from the squad.The Sun (2012)
And Britain's most expensive footballer made his by now customary impact on the match with one hugely deflected shot and another saved easily by the keeper.The Sun (2011)
Certain politicians saw it as an opportunity to deflect attention away from their own shortcomings.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Cynics would say it was a surefire way to deflect attention from the Gunners' failings.The Sun (2012)
It is a crude attempt to deflect pressure from his own team's failings.The Sun (2010)
Reaching the final last season deflected attention from another disappointing season.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Sri Lanka has sought to deflect criticism of its record by appointing its own presidential inquiry into the alleged crimes.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
The initial deployment was a move to deflect attention away from Ukraine.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The move served to deflect criticism of Iran's human rights record.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
They will do anything to deflect attention.The Sun (2007)
This is not a time for the Met to attempt to deflect criticism by announcing that it has restructured units or introduced new operational policies.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
This is not to deflect any criticism of the race.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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British English: deflect VERB
If you deflect something such as criticism or attention, you act in a way that prevents it from being directed towards you or affecting you.
The actor changed his name to deflect accusations of nepotism.
Translation of deflect from the Collins English to German Dictionary