-distratto e distracted-

Nota d'uso
La parola distratto può essere tradotta con “distracted” solo quando si specificano le cause della distrazione: È distratta dal vostro continuo chiacchiericcio, she's distracted by your constant chattering. Distratto nel senso di disattento, viene espresso in inglese con una perifrasi: Scusa, ero distratto, sorry, I wasn't paying attention (non sorry, I was distracted).

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