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divert
used in Great Expectations

5 uses
  • "—That it is hard," said Mrs. Coiler, "to have dear Mr. Pocket's time and attention diverted from dear Mrs. Pocket."
    Chapter 23 (40% in)
  • It was not necessary to explain everywhere that I had come into a handsome property; but whenever I said anything to that effect, it followed that the officiating tradesman ceased to have his attention diverted through the window by the High Street, and concentrated his mind upon me.
    Chapter 19 (43% in)
  • I could not help thinking that it might be harder if the butcher's time and attention were diverted from dear Mrs. Pocket; but I said nothing, and indeed had enough to do in keeping a bashful watch upon my company manners.
    Chapter 23 (40% in)
  • This diverts suspicion and confuses it; and for the same reason I recommended that, even if you came back last night, you should not go home.
    Chapter 45 (85% in)
  • You came so and so, you did such and such things to divert suspicion.
    Chapter 51 (71% in)

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