Sentence Examples


  • Prevented by ill-health from serving his full term, he found himself adrift in the world, without money or friends.
  • The commander, Lieutenant William Bligh, was set adrift in the launch with part of the crew, but managed to make his way to Timor in the Malay Archipelago.
  • The Turkish fleet, "adrift in the Archipelago" - as the British seamen put it - though greatly superior in tonnage and weight of metal, could never be a match for the Greek brigs, manned as these were by trained, if not disciplined, crews.
  • Or it may be the result of economic agnosticism, combined with unwillingness to cut adrift from old moorings.
  • The Danube bridges, which had broken down once already, had at last been cut by heavy barges, which had been set adrift down stream for the purpose by the Austrians.
 

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