drift in(to) (something)

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drift in(to) (something)

To move slowly into some thing or place. Whenever they have study hall, the students tend to just drift into the attendance office, as if they have nothing better to do.
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drift in

(to something) to move slowly and gradually into something. The people drifted slowly into the hall. The boats drifted into the shore on the tide.
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The lives of cyclists are also being endangered by the one in six (18 per cent) drivers who have drifted into a dedicated cycle lane in the last year alone.
If, for example, a subsequent throw to third gets away from the third baseman, it would be much easier for him to advance to second if he has drifted into fair territory after crossing first base.