Translation of "drift" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


verb [ I usually + adv/prep ] uk us /drɪft/

to move slowly, especially as a result of outside forces, with no control over direction

No one noticed that the boat had begun to drift out to sea. 沒有人注意到船已經開始漂向大海了。
A mist drifted in from the marshes. 一陣霧氣從沼澤地裡飄過來。
After the band stopped playing, people drifted away in twos and threes. 樂隊演奏結束後,人們便三三兩兩地散去了。
figurative The talk drifted aimlessly from one subject to another. 談話漫無目的地從一個主題轉向另一個主題。

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