Sentence Examples

  • The only effect of these reverses was to divert them elsewhere.
  • She eagerly latched on to his comment, hoping to divert her own mind to something less disturbing.
  • The revolt of Liege and Dinant intervened to divert his attention from the affairs of France.
  • Floods must be provided with channels of sufficient size to carry them safely past the mine openings, and intercepting ditches should be excavated for this purpose, and dams and embankments constructed to divert the flood waters.
  • Charles de Lesseps, a victim offered to the fury of the politicians, tried to divert the storm upon his head and prevent it from reaching his father.