*put (someone) off*

*put (someone) off*

Definition: to disturb someone, disrupt their concentration, distract them

*This phrasal verb has more than one meaning

E.g.1:  While I was taking the exam, it was really difficult to concentrate because the noise from the construction site kept putting me off.
E.g. 2:  “Stop tapping your pen, it really puts me off when I’m trying to study!”

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