drift into

phr verb
Drift into is used with these nouns as the object: ↑doze, ↑sleep, ↑unconsciousness

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  • drift into — be swept into, float into, wander into, happen upon …   English contemporary dictionary

  • drift — drift1 [drıft] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(move slowly)¦ 2¦(without plan)¦ 3¦(change)¦ 4¦(money/prices)¦ 5¦(snow/sand)¦ 6 let something drift Phrasal verbs  drift apart  drift off ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1.) …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • drift — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 slow movement ADJECTIVE ▪ gradual, slow ▪ leftward, rightward ▪ He criticized the rightward drift of the party. ▪ continental …   Collocations dictionary

  • drift — 1 verb (I) 1 to move slowly on water or in the air (+ out/towards etc): The rubber raft drifted out to sea. 2 (always + adv/prep) to move or go somewhere without any plan or purpose (+ around/along etc): Jenni spent the year drifting around… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • drift — I n. (colloq.) meaning to get the drift II v. 1) (d; intr.) to drift into (to drift into a life of crime) 2) (D; intr.) to drift with (to drift with the current) * * * [drɪft] (colloq.) [ meaning ] to get the drift (d; intr.) to drift into (to… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • Drift (Transformers) — Drift is the name of three different fictional characters in the Transformers series. For trademark reasons, toys related to the character are marketed under the name Autobot Drift. Contents 1 Transformers: Armada 2 Transformers: Generations 2.1… …   Wikipedia

  • Drift pin — drift punch In metalworking, a drift pin, drift pin punch, or simply drift, is the name for a tool used for enlarging holes, or aligning holes prior to bolting or riveting metal parts together. A drift pin is not used as a punch in the… …   Wikipedia

  • Drift netting — Drift netting. Drift netting is a fishing technique where nets, called drift nets, are allowed to float freely at the surface of a sea or lake. Usually a drift net is a gill net with floats attached to a rope along the top of the net, and weights …   Wikipedia

  • Drift — Drift, n. [From {drive}; akin to LG. & D. drift a driving, Icel. drift snowdrift, Dan. drift, impulse, drove, herd, pasture, common, G. trift pasturage, drove. See {Drive}.] 1. A driving; a violent movement. [1913 Webster] The dragon drew him… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Drift of the forest — Drift Drift, n. [From {drive}; akin to LG. & D. drift a driving, Icel. drift snowdrift, Dan. drift, impulse, drove, herd, pasture, common, G. trift pasturage, drove. See {Drive}.] 1. A driving; a violent movement. [1913 Webster] The dragon drew… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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