wander off


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wander off

(from someone or something) Go to wander away (from someone or something).
See also: off, wander
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A device has been invented to help parents find their children if they wander off while out shopping.
Having already paid through the nose for your daily ticket you can't watch a couple of hours play, wander off for a spot of lunch, show your stub and wander back in.
Before long, they wander off, meeting new creatures and finding exciting adventures.
The real fault is theirs for allowing kids so young to wander off unsupervised.
From the galleries, corridors wander off into outstretched wings of various classrooms, administration and practice rooms, where the mood gradually becomes more introverted and concentrated.
See what happens to girls who wander off the path or accept rides from strangers.
His dancers search the skies and wander off, leaving a solitary woman standing.
Amos and his colleagues suggest that males find mates when two pods intermingle- boaters have observed aggregations of more than 1,000 pilot whales - or that the males may occasionally wander off for a brief mating foray.
What's more, children might wander off, become lost, hurt or even kidnapped.
The Alzheimer's Society said the plan could empower patients by giving them more freedom to wander off and could help families care for patients for longer.
Lead vocalist Robert Krestan -- singing, I fear, phonetically -- often brings a robust, craggy literalness to lyrics of even the tenderest spirituality, and the band tends to wander off the Appalachian Trail into odd Celtic glens.
Autistic children are curious, and it's not uncommon for them to wander off and become lost," said Alex's mother, Dolly Cason.
Children so young should never be allowed to wander off unsupervised.
One's natural inclination to wander off and inspect is dynamised in the hall at Huelva by the architect's manipulation of plane and light.
If there ever was an item that tapped into the aging baby-boomer mega-trend, this is it -- a kind of 'home locating device' that puts a beeper onto those elusive things that seem to wander off by themselves, like a TV remote control, a cell phone, a PDA and the like.