drift verb translation English to Russian: Cambridge Dictionary

Translation of "drift" - English-Russian dictionary


drift across/down/towards, etc to be moved slowly somewhere by currents of wind or water
относить ветром, течением
Smoke drifted across the rooftops.Slow and moving slowly
drift in/out/into, etc to move somewhere slowly
медленно перемещаться в/из и т. д.
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
делать что-либо по воле обстоятельств, втягиваться
He drifted into acting after university.Useless and futile
SNOW [I] If snow or leaves drift, they are blown into piles by the wind.
наметать ветром (о снеге, листьях)
Snow and iceCold
(Definition of drift verb from the Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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