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digress
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The Catcher in the Rye
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  • The trouble with me is, I like it when somebody digresses. It’s more interesting and all.
  • And if the boy digresses at all, you’re supposed to yell ’Digression!’ at him as fast as you can.
  • And if the boy digresses at all, you’re supposed to yell ’Digression!’ at him as fast as you can.
  • That digression business got on my nerves.
  • He didn’t stick to the point too much, and they were always yelling ’Digression!’ at him.
  • He got a D plus because they kept yelling ’Digression!’ at him all the time.
  • I mean it’s dirty to keep yelling ’Digression!’ at him when he’s all nice and excited.
  • They kept yelling ’Digression!’ at him the whole time he was making it, and this teacher, Mr. Vinson, gave him an F on it because he hadn’t told what kind of animals and vegetables and stuff grew on the farm and all.

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  • She always digresses when telling a story.
  • Don’t digress when you give a lecture

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