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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.
他在遊艇上漂流了三天。
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
隨波逐流的;漫無目的的;漂泊無依的
Da Silva plays a bright, lonely student from New York, adrift in small-town Arizona.
達席爾瓦飾演的角色是一個才華橫溢的學生,離開紐約孤身漂泊在偏僻的亞利桑那州。
Useless and futile
go/come adrift informal to become loose
脫開;鬆開
The hem of my skirt's come adrift again.
我的裙子褶邊又散開了。
Flexible, loose and yielding
go adrift informal If plans go adrift, they fail or do not produce the correct results
出問題;出岔子
Something seems to have gone adrift in our calculations.
我們的計算好像有甚麼地方出了問題。
Faults and mistakes
(Definition of adrift from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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