he knew she was nervous by her uncharacteristic air of distraction
I was conscious of the fact that I was giving myself a fighting chance by not doing anything to cause him any distraction .
I agree that it might be just a distraction to have computers lying about in the classroom while studying some other subject.
If you haven't filed yet, thanks for choosing The Mudville Gazette as your distraction from the task at hand.
We see it as a distraction from our jobs through the week.
The suggestion is that such property development is a distraction from their core business and, therefore, a bad thing.
the firm found passenger travel a distraction from the main business of moving freight
The prevailing air of distraction was unfortunate, for Fox may have something important to say.
He well and truly was at a loss, eyes desperately searching the cafeteria in search of Kaoru or a distraction .
She sensed that a scream would be inappropriate, however, and she looked to the table as she searched for a distraction .