drift back

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drift back

To move toward someone or something slowly, especially while floating on water. The inner tubes 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