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adrift

adjective [after verb]     /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。 Terms for location and direction used at sea
If a person is adrift, they do not have a clear purpose in life and do not 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。 Useless and futile
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。 Flexible, loose and yielding
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。 Faults and mistakes
(Definition of adrift from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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