put someone off their stroke

put someone off their stroke
put someone off their stroke disconcert someone so that they make a mistake or hesitate.
Main Entry: stroke

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  • put someone off their stroke — british phrase to cause someone to stop what they are doing or to make a mistake He was put off his stroke by the arguing in the next room. Thesaurus: to stop someone doing somethingsynonym to kill a person or animalsynonym Main entry: stroke …   Useful english dictionary

  • put someone off their stroke — British to cause someone to stop what they are doing or to make a mistake He was put off his stroke by the arguing in the next room …   English dictionary

  • put someone off their stroke — disconcert someone so that they make a mistake or hesitate. → stroke …   English new terms dictionary

  • put (someone) off (their) stride — British, American & Australian, British & Australian to take someone s attention away from what they are doing so they are not able to do it well. She was making funny faces at me, trying to put me off my stroke. When I m playing chess, the… …   New idioms dictionary

  • put off their stroke — put (someone) off their stroke Brit : to cause someone to hesitate or be confused The last minute change of plans put me off my stroke. • • • Main Entry: ↑stroke …   Useful english dictionary

  • stroke — ► NOUN 1) an act of hitting. 2) Golf an act of hitting the ball with a club, as a unit of scoring. 3) a sound made by a striking clock. 4) an act of stroking with the hand. 5) a mark made by drawing a pen, pencil, or paintbrush once across paper… …   English terms dictionary

  • stroke — stroke1 [ strouk ] noun count ** ▸ 1 medical condition ▸ 2 unexpected event ▸ 3 a hit with hand/object ▸ 4 in swimming/rowing ▸ 5 when lightning hits something ▸ 6 hour sound of clocks ▸ 7 single pen/brush mark ▸ 8 hand movement ▸ 9 slash mark… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • stroke */*/ — I UK [strəʊk] / US [stroʊk] noun Word forms stroke : singular stroke plural strokes 1) a medical condition in which blood is suddenly blocked and cannot reach the brain, or in which a blood vessel in the brain breaks, often causing a loss of the… …   English dictionary

  • stroke — noun 1》 an act of hitting: he received three strokes of the cane.     ↘Golf an act of hitting the ball with a club, as a unit of scoring.     ↘a sound made by a striking clock. 2》 a mark made by drawing a pen, pencil, or paintbrush once across… …   English new terms dictionary

  • put — [ put ] (past tense and past participle put) verb transitive *** ▸ 1 move something to position ▸ 2 cause to be in situation ▸ 3 write/print something ▸ 4 make someone go to place ▸ 5 give position on list ▸ 6 build/place somewhere ▸ 7 express in …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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