drift away

VERB
  1. lose personal contact over time
    The two women, who had been roommates in college, drifted apart after they got married
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How To Use drift away In A Sentence

  • You grasp at it, only for it to dissolve or drift away. Times, Sunday Times
  • Experts are worried that attention would drift away from Asia where the virus is endemic.
  • The end instrumental ‘Centre of Gravity’ is a worthy corker too, layered drone like synths that make you want to lie back close your eyes and drift away in their slipstream of cathedralesque abandonment.
  • In all truth, using the correct anchor is only important if you don't want to drift away.
  • Slowly, the crowds began to drift away, some back to town, others into the forest.
  • Almost paradise, and all the bitterness that had been consuming my soul was slowly beginning to drift away.
  • Thankfully, some of them basically drift away by the end of the film so that we are left with a core group of determined thieves who embark on the caper at the film's climax.
  • In confronting the tradition of philosophy with his central insight of the radically finite temporality inherent in the Da-Sein experience, Heidegger discovers that the entire tradition of Occidental philosophy constituted a basic drift away from this chiaroscuro experience of be-ing and developed over the centuries into a metaphysics of permanent presence now coming to its perfection in the Ge-Stell syn-thetic com-positioning of modern technology in the form of global matrixes. enowning
  • Words combine with words, or prefixes and suffixes combine with roots, in ways that over time drift away from perfect sense.
  • Drift away to this sublime and beautiful track. The Sun
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