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Polish translation of “drift”

drift

verb
 
 
/drɪft/
drift across/down/towards, etc to be moved slowly somewhere by currents of wind or water
unosić się lub dryfować przez/w stronę itp.
Smoke drifted across the rooftops.Slow and moving slowly
drift in/out/into, etc to move somewhere slowly
wchodzić (do)/wychodzić (z) itp.
Guests were drifting out onto the terrace.Slow and moving slowly
SITUATION [I] to get into a situation or job without having any particular plan
znaleźć się, zająć się
He drifted into acting after university.Useless and futile
SNOW [I] If snow or leaves drift, they are blown into piles by the wind.
tworzyć zaspy lub zwały
Snow and iceCold
(Definition of drift verb from the Cambridge English-Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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