ভেসে চলা; to move slowly, especially as a result of outside forces, with no control over direction
to drift / flow downstream
Clouds drifted across the sky.
The empty boat drifted out to sea.
A mist drifted in from the marshes.
Her gaze drifted around the room.
The logs are drifted downstream to the mill.
No one noticed that the boat had begun to drift out to sea.
The crowd drifted away from the scene of the accident.
After the band stopped playing, people drifted away in twos and threes.
(figurative) The talk drifted aimlessly from one subject to another.
1. লোকজনের স্থানান্তর; a slow steady movement from one place to another
a population drift away from rural areas
2. পরিস্থিতির পরিবর্তন; a general development or change in a situation
attempts to halt the drift towards war
The downward drift in copper prices looks set to continue.
3. তুষারের স্তুপ; a pile of snow or something similar, formed by the wind
The snow lay in deep drifts.
The road was blocked by deep drifts of snow.
4. সাধারন অর্থ; the general meaning without the details
My German isnâ€™t very good, but I got the drift of what she said.
The general drift of the article was that society doesn't value older people.
ভেসে চলা লোক; someone who moves from one place to another or from one job to another without any real purpose
He has been a careless throughout his life.
বড় মাছধরা জাল; a very large fishing net which hangs in the sea from devices floating on the surface
They are fishing in the sea with a driftnet.
ভাসমান কাঠ; wood which is floating on the sea or brought onto the beach by the sea
He caught the driftnet and remained afloat.
drift with the tide
উদ্দেশ্যহীনভাবে চলা; তাল মেলানো; to agree with other people and not make your own decisions
I didnâ€™t intend to be a teacherâ€”I just drifted into it.
He hasnâ€™t decided what to do yetâ€”heâ€™s just drifting.
The conversation drifted onto politics.
catch/get sb's drift
অর্থ বুঝতে পারা; to understand the general meaning of what someone is saying
Do you catch my drift?
I could not get your drift.
She's married, but she doesn't act as if she is, if you get my drift.
সম্পর্ক হালকা হয়ে আসা; If two people drift apart, they gradually become less friendly and their relationship ends.
As children we were very close, but as we grew up we just drifted apart.
drift off / in / into
ধীরে ধীরে ঘুমানো বা অচেতন হওয়া; to gradually start to sleep be unconscious
Finally she drifted into sleep.
I didnâ€™t hear the storm. I must have drifted off by then.
I couldn't help drifting off in the middle of that lecture - it was so boring!
The injured man tried to speak but soon drifted into unconsciousness.