Adrift sentence example

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  • The commander, Lieutenant William Bligh, was set adrift in the launch with part of the crew, but managed to make his way to Timor in the Malay Archipelago.
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  • Prevented by ill-health from serving his full term, he found himself adrift in the world, without money or friends.
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  • The Turkish fleet, "adrift in the Archipelago" - as the British seamen put it - though greatly superior in tonnage and weight of metal, could never be a match for the Greek brigs, manned as these were by trained, if not disciplined, crews.
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  • After a horrible weeping fit, Alice sees the bottle and shrinks herself again, only to find herself adrift in a sea of her own tears.
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  • Or it may be the result of economic agnosticism, combined with unwillingness to cut adrift from old moorings.
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  • We are often adrift in an illusion that seems real.
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  • The Danube bridges, which had broken down once already, had at last been cut by heavy barges, which had been set adrift down stream for the purpose by the Austrians.
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  • The initial indication is that is should not be too far adrift from the stance we are taking in the UK.
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  • In third place, the Exeter Colleges Guild produced some reasonable ringing although the leading was a little adrift; they made 18 faults.
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  • The second most popular choice, Dental Update, was well adrift on 18% .
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  • Which did make me think the measurement was slightly adrift, given the track conditions.
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  • For starters, there were only three options, leaving those who identify as pansexual or asexual or something else somewhat adrift.
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  • Nothing frustrates a business owner more than equipment that breaks down, leaving valuable employees adrift while waiting to get their tech equipment fixed.
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  • The date of Sargon is placed by Nabonidus at 3800 B.C. He was the son of Itti-Bel, and a legend related how he had been born in concealment and sent adrift in an ark of bulrushes on the waters of the Euphrates.
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  • The halls rang with the accents of English volunteers adrift in a city of southern drawl.
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  • On August 11th Laupepa was returned by german gunboat from the Marshalls, landed at Apia and turned adrift to his own devices.
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  • English art, in other words, became insular, cut adrift from the European mainstream.
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  • Twelve points adrift of a play-off place in the Nationwide League first division, their hopes of promotion appear slim at best.
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  • Tom's life is a slave to random synchronicity, an unsteady raft adrift on an ocean of capricious coincidence.
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  • Fill with cold water, new rad caps, and off again to complete the race, five laps adrift.
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  • Inward temperaments are scored in every mode; dynamic sounds emerge in sundry measures, set adrift in consciousness like soughing winds.
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  • Tom 's life is a slave to random synchronicity, an unsteady raft adrift on an ocean of capricious coincidence.
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  • Navigating the murky waters of puberty is tricky, and at times, it can feel as if you've been cast adrift.
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  • Odo was found adrift by the Bajorans in 2356 near the Denorios Belt.
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  • In these he seems suddenly to have cut adrift from every principle the truth of which he had himself so brilliantly demonstrated, and we find him discussing plans based on hypothesis, not knowledge, and on the importance of geographical points without reference to the enemy's field army.
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  • Lost is Space was clearly meant to capitalize on that popularity, by setting a resourceful family (also named Robinson) adrift in space in order to make a home as best they could.
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