Tangent – go off at a tangent in a sentence

Use Tangent in a sentence

Tangent;

go off at a tangent

Meaning: [noun] going off the main original subject ;

I’ve found that a lot of people go off on a little tangent in their work.

I realize I am going off on a tangent but what the heck.

I wanted to stay with the topic and not go off at a tangent.

I don’t want to get off on a political tangent, but try to be aware of what’s happening around you.

They usually start with an on-topic discussion then go off on a tangent.

Obama did not answer the question and went off on a tangent, although government officials had confirmed just that during a congressional hearing on the incident.