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English verb: drift apart

1. drift apart (emotion) lose personal contact over time


SamplesThe two women, who had been roommates in college, drifted apart after they got married.


Synonymsdrift away


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)alien, alienate, disaffect, estrange









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