Get sidetracked

Do you know the English expression “to get sidetracked“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Amy: How was the meeting?

Nathan: It was going OK until the boss got sidetracked by the sales figures for last year.

Does it mean:

a) get angry

b) do two things at once

c) become amused

d) get distracted

The answer is below!↓

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Answer: d) get distracted