(Agencies, Ynet) Report: Iran officials told Assad to focus on Israel to divert attention from Syria crisis.
The controller asks if Sullenberger wants to divert to Teterboro in New Jersey, a few miles west of the Hudson.
They could be hoping for Democrats to divert resources, in which case, mission accomplished.
It was either cut pensions and benefits or lay off workers and divert money from schools and infrastructure.
We resolve to stay the course, even when storms try to divert us.
He saw nothing that could divert his attention from the one object of his search.
Yet I love to divert myself with such grotesque characters too.
He thought he could be happy if he could but divert the conversation from its present awkward drift.
In every possible way he sought to divert his companion's mind.
I am singing, doctor, to divert my attention from a sight which appals me.
early 15c., from Middle French divertir (14c.), from Latin divertere "to turn in different directions," blended with devertere "turn aside," from dis- "aside" and de- "from" + vertere "to turn" (see versus). Related: Diverted; diverting.