digress from (something)

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digress from (something)

To begin to discuss something other than the current topic or issue. You totally digress from your argument in this paragraph, so cut it from your paper.
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digress from something

[for a speaker or writer] to stray from the subject. I am going to digress from my prepared text. You will pardon me if I digress from my point a little.
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References in classic literature ?
To return to what I have digressed from, let me add that perhaps they think I report them to you, deliver little messages, and the like.
Anyway, I am digressing from the digression I digressed from earlier, so back to the point.
His enthusiasm over the course of two hours was contagious, flipping from subject to subject erratically yet somehow always managing to end up where he had digressed from 20 minutes earlier.
Contemplating these colorful fall bloomers, we worked our way up the hill and, nearly at the top, digressed from the main trail.