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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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The approach of scoring political points over medical condition of a thrice prime minister is the lowest any political party has ever stooped, she said and added that the PTI-led Punjab government must also be held answerable for digressing from the treatment advised for Nawaz by the medical board."Why was Nawaz sent to Services Hospital instead of Cardiology when the doctors had clearly told that he needed medical attention for his cardiac issues?
In the wake of these developments, India, a country that boasts of its diversity, is truly digressing from its secular image that is enshrined in its Constitution.
The IMF's comments show that it is digressing from its earlier prediction that the bank would change its interest rates in 2017 or 2018.
Rowe says that although these plugs were supposed to boost tourism, it actually declined during this period, in a clip from Anthony Mann's 1952 Western, Bend of the River, Jimmy Stewart and Arthur Kennedy look totally befuddled about digressing from the point of their dialogue to take note of a "bird from Canada" flying around their campsite.
Digressing from her prepared speech, the feisty Malaysian minister told about 700 Japanese businesspeople gathered in a Tokyo hotel to "visit several Southeast Asian countries, not just one...and not only for two days."