Translation of "drift" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


noun (MEANING) 含義 uk us /drɪft/

[ S ] the general meaning without the details

The general drift of the article was that society doesn't value older people. 文章的大意是社會對長者並不重視。
catch/get sb's drift informal

to understand the general meaning of what someone is saying

if you catch/get my drift informal

used to say that you have left out information or your opinion from what you have just said, but that you expect the person listening still to understand it

She's married, but she doesn't act as if she is, if you get my drift. 她結婚了,但她表現得不像是結了婚的,你明白我的意思吧。

(Translation of “drift noun (MEANING)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)