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Translation of "drift" - English-Russian dictionary

drift

verb     /drɪft/
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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