Translation of "adrift" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

adrift

adjective [ 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.

漂浮的;漂流的
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.

随波逐流的;漫无目的的;漂泊无依的
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

脱开;松开
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.

出问题;出岔子
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)