drift out

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drift out

To slowly leave one place or thing. Because it was a rainy Monday morning, the students just drifted out of the room after the bell rang.
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drift out

to move out of a place slowly. After there was no more food, the people drifted out, one by one. The boat drifted out and almost got away.
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NICKY HENDERSON yesterday moved to allay fears over the well-being of Champion Hurdle hope Grandouet after the six-year-old drifted out to 40-1 on Betfair for Tuesday's feature.
Others at the docks told authorities they weren't sure if he'd headed upriver or drifted out to sea, sheriff's officials said.
As the Derby's winter favourite drifted out to 25-1, a dirty scope was offered as an excuse for a dreadfully lacklustre effort.
The daughter of Kingmambo drifted out to 12-1 before winning the 1000 Guineas by a length and a half from the favourite Six Perfections.