Translation of "adrift" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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adriftadjective [ after verb ]

us uk /əˈdrɪft/

If a boat is adrift, it is moving on the water but is not controlled by anyone because of a problem.

He spent three days adrift on his yacht. 他在游艇上漂流了3天。

If a person is adrift, they do not have a clear purpose in life or know what they want to do.

Da Silva plays a bright, lonely student from New York, adrift in small-town Arizona. 达席尔瓦饰演的角色是一个才华横溢的学生,离开纽约孤身漂泊在偏僻的亚利桑那州。
go/come adrift informal

to become loose

The hem of my skirt's come adrift again. 我的裙子褶边又散开了。
go adrift informal

If plans go adrift, they fail or do not produce the correct results.

Something seems to have gone adrift in our calculations. 我们的计算好像有什么地方出了问题。

(Translation of “adrift” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)