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Significado de “adrift” - Diccionario Inglés

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adriftadjective [after verb]

uk   us   /əˈdrɪft/
If a boat is adrift, it is moving on the water but is not controlled by anyone because of a problem: He spent three days adrift on his yacht.
If a person is adrift, they do not have a clear purpose in life or know what they want to do: Da Silva plays a bright, lonely student from New York, adrift in small-town Arizona.
go/come adrift informal
to become loose: The hem of my skirt's come adrift again.
go adrift informal
If plans go adrift, they fail or do not produce the correct results: Something seems to have gone adrift in our calculations.
(Definition of adrift from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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adriftadjective, adverb

 us   /əˈdrɪft/
(of a boat) not fastened and moving with the sea and wind, or fig. not controlled and living without a clear purpose or direction: fig. Hopeful actors from small towns are often adrift in New York.
(Definition of adrift from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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