And then, one evening, he meets a friend he has been very fond of, who speaks to him absent-mindedly.
He had been taking a large quantity of snuff and sneezed twice. He wandered absent-mindedly over to the door and glanced out just in time to see Wu Sun-fu escape from Chu Yin-chiu.
乔治因为 心不在焉 地做了这事而使自己陷入困境。
George has got (himself) into a fix by doing so absent-mindedly .
我看见他 心不在焉 地松下了裤带，搜寻着什么寄生物。
I saw him absent-mindedly turn down the belt of his trousers and search for some guests.
温斯顿 心不在焉 地看着薄纱窗帘的外面。
WEN SI DUN 4 lookings at the outside of the gauze curtain absent-mindedly .
她 心不在焉 地玩弄着梳子上粘附着的几根头发。
She absent-mindedly played with some hairs which clung to the comb.