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adrift

US [əˈdrɪft]
UK [ə'drɪft]
  • adj.漂流;漂浮;漫无目的;随波逐流
  • adv.飘浮;〈比喻〉飘泊(无定);无定职
  • Web漂泊;漂浮的;失去控制而随风浪漂流
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adj.
1.
漂浮;漂流if a boat or a person in a boat isadrift , the boat is not tied to anything or is floating without being controlled by anyone
The survivors were adrift in a lifeboat for six days.
幸存者在救生艇上漂流了六天。
2.
漫无目的;随波逐流;漂泊无依feeling alone and without a direction or an aim in life
young people adrift in the big city
在大城市四处漂泊的年轻人
3.
脱开;松开no longer attached or fixed in the right position
I nearly suffocated when the pipe on my breathing apparatus came adrift .
我的呼吸器上的管子脱落时,我差一点窒息。
She had been cut adrift from everything she had known.
她曾被迫与她熟悉的一切切断关系。
Our plans had gone badly adrift.
我们的计划已严重受挫。
4.
~ (of sb/sth)
分数落后;排名在后behind the score or position of your opponents
The team are now just six points adrift of the leaders.
现在该队得分比领先的队只落后六分。

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