Tim starts to take his job more seriously after being promoted and becomes somewhat distant toward Dawn at first.
The two rivals have had a long and complex - if somewhat distant - relationship.
"For years they have been somewhat distant from the company's activities."
Yet the tone in the dispatches from Mexico feels somewhat distant.
Treats mercenary work as a means of survival and doesn't talk much, being somewhat distant with everyone.
Their affair ended after three years, and they eventually became cordial, if somewhat distant, friends.
Later, though, I felt somewhat distant from the events which had led up to this.
In their meeting, Michael remains somewhat distant and confronts her about what she has learned from her past.
Later, they go to a concert, and she appears somewhat distant.
Their relationship is somewhat distant, determined by common sense and purpose.