Translation of "wander" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


verb [ I ] (SUBJECT) 主题 uk us /ˈwɒn.dər/ US  /ˈwɑːn.dɚ/

to start talking about a different subject from the one you were originally discussing

We've wandered off/from the point somewhat. 我们有点离题了。

If your mind or your thoughts wander, you stop thinking about the subject that you should be giving your attention to and start thinking about other matters

Halfway through the meeting my mind started to wander. 会开到一半时我就开始走神了。

If you say that an old person's mind is beginning to wander, you mean that they are starting to get very confused because of their age

Her mind is beginning to wander and she doesn't always know who I am. 她的神志开始恍惚,有时认不出我是谁。

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