A: I think the main problem with working from home is the lack of social interaction. I spend whole days with nobody to talk to except Alexa, the smart assistant.
B: I think that would be heaven. I live in a small apartment with my family. We have a yappy dog and a bawling baby. The constant noise is driving me to distraction.
A: Distraction is an issue for me, too. I have to turn off all social media notifications while I work, and have to force myself not to wander onto online auction sites.
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A: 我想在家工作的主要問題是缺乏社交互動。我一整天都沒有人可以說話，除了對智慧型助理Alexa 講話。
（Paul Cooper, Taipei Times／台北時報林俐凱譯）
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“Driving me to distraction”Distraction is used in twice here, with slightly different meanings. “Driving [somebody] to distraction” is a set phrase that means something is thoroughly annoying the person.
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