drift back

drift back

To move toward someone or something slowly, especially while floating on water. The innertubes were all scattered across the pool, but now they're drifting back to the steps.
See also: back, drift

drift back (to someone or something)

to move back to someone or something slowly, on the surface of water. The canoe drifted back to shore. My little boat finally drifted back to me.
See also: back, drift
References in classic literature ?
Not only did all forward motion cease, but we began to drift back and out to sea.
But somehow the things drift back again: the stubborn beast-flesh grows day by day back again.
It looks as if it is attracting money but it would not surprise at all to see this market drift back towards the 50 day EMA which is currently trading just underneath the $1450 level.
The dip reflects a pick up in demand for the yen, which has also seen EUR-JPY and AUD-JPY drift back from intraday highs.
INJURIES are taking their toll on a small Wirral squad - but will be looking to bounce back in the remaining games of the season as players drift back into contention.
The found objects are assembled to form phalluses that symbolize what appears a drift back toward strongman rule in the Philippines.
AS the days become shorter and the temperature drops, And Christmas commodities drift back into the shops.
Pull on your dancing shoes, grab your gas mask and leave the everyday world behind and drift back to the 1940s.
Anchor upcurrent of these areas and drift back a jig tipped with a live pilchard or pinfish.
But during Philae's seven-hour descent to the comet, harpoons designed to anchor it failed to deploy, raising concerns the lander might drift back into space.
Organic dairy farmer Haydn Evans, of Pembrokeshire, who represents NFU Cymru on the NFU Organic Issues Group said: "The lack of policy direction from Welsh Government has been of critical concern to our organic members and a significant contributory factor in the drift back to conventional farming systems.
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This sequel opens in Brooklyn Juvenile Detention Centre but when Maria Ramirez (Katerina Graham, centre) is released into the care of Connie Daniels (Lonette Mckee) she begins to drift back towards bad boy Luis (Christopher "War" Martinez) We Film Honey 2: Showing at Cineworld, Showcase and Vue Out of step...
For the egotistic trader it's very easy to conclude that the support won't last and the price will drift back out to over 4.