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drift off

verb [I usually + adv/prep] uk phrasal verb with drift   /drɪft/ us  
C2 to gradually start to sleep: I couldn't help drifting off in the middle of that lecture - it was so boring!
Translations of “drift off”
in Chinese (Traditional) 漸漸入睡…
in Russian задремать…
in Turkish yavaş yavaş uykuya dalmak, uyuklamaya başlamak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 渐渐入睡…
in Polish przysypiać…
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