lead away

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vt sepwegführen or -bringen; criminal, prisonerabführen; we must not allow this argument to lead us away from the matter in handwir dürfen uns durch dieses Argument nicht vom eigentlichen Thema abbringen lassen
viwegführen; this is leading away from the subjectdas führt vom Thema ab
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