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I agree, that is annoying behavior, as Maciej Sawicki said, you should follow the google convention of searching, meaning clicking the suggestions starts the search but will still be focused on the input screen so you can continue typing. That way you can start evaluating if the search already has something usefull or just keep typing as you were. Also, try ...
Users are already used to conventions created by Google search. Sticking to this conventions is always the right choice. See what Google does: Clicking autocomplete triggers the search after clicking suggestion... ...but doesn't empty the search input field afterwards, so that user can edit it, filter or click advanced search
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