drift off


drift off
засну́ть

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  • drift off — {v. phr.} 1. To fall asleep, * /He kept nodding and drifting off to sleep while the lecturer was speaking./ 2. To depart; leave gradually. * /One by one, the sailboats drifted off over the horizon./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • drift off — {v. phr.} 1. To fall asleep, * /He kept nodding and drifting off to sleep while the lecturer was speaking./ 2. To depart; leave gradually. * /One by one, the sailboats drifted off over the horizon./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • drift off — verb change from a waking to a sleeping state he always falls asleep during lectures • Syn: ↑fall asleep, ↑dope off, ↑flake out, ↑nod off, ↑drop off, ↑doze off, ↑drowse off …   Useful english dictionary

  • drift off — phrasal verb [intransitive] Word forms drift off : present tense I/you/we/they drift off he/she/it drifts off present participle drifting off past tense drifted off past participle drifted off to start to sleep I was just drifting off when the… …   English dictionary

  • drift off — PHRASAL VERB If you drift off to sleep, you gradually fall asleep. [V P to n] It was only when he finally drifted off to sleep that the headaches eased. [Also V P] …   English dictionary

  • drift off — phr verb Drift off is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑attention, ↑voice …   Collocations dictionary

  • drift off to — phr verb Drift off to is used with these nouns as the object: ↑sleep …   Collocations dictionary

  • drift off — verb a) To fall asleep. He went to sleep, lying there under a wing of his plane, and presently Bland himself drifted off into dreams. b) to lose concentration Syn: nod off …   Wiktionary

  • drift\ off — v. phr. 1. To fall asleep, He kept nodding and drifting off to sleep while the lecturer was speaking. 2. To depart; leave gradually. One by one, the sailboats drifted off over the horizon …   Словарь американских идиом

  • drift off — float away on water; fall asleep; slip away into a day dream or a reverie …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ˌdrift ˈoff — phrasal verb to start to sleep …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

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