Example sentences for: drifting

How can you use “drifting” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Occasionally I try to "relate" to the kids by asking them to fetch Daddy a beer, but I sense that they are drifting away--that I have become, for them, every bit as useless, burdensome, and low-yielding in immediate practical utility as they are for me.

  • We both move around a lot in our sleep, and I really don't like it when a toenail pokes me somewhere unpleasant just as I am drifting off.

  • 7. "From the most recent issue of the Atlantic : 'When they envision their future, Xers don't just see a government drifting toward the political equivalent of Chapter 11 ; they also see a crippled social structure, a dwindling middle class, and a despoiled natural habitat.

  • Instead, the talk is drifting in the direction of turning the House of Lords into an anglified U.S.

  • At home, in their brief stops,they glide effortlessly up the ladder of good schools,ladder of yard space, of techno-buttonsin the family room, vehicles lined on the drive,the whole ensemble an island drifting further and further from the rotted core.

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