"I feel not right in saying that it's still together, because things have been drifting for the past three years."
Yet, already - though they had not even made contact with the colonists - things were drifting beyond the arena of her understanding.
I had let things drift, and the house was beginning to show the signs of my neglect.
When Snow pulled at it, the thing drifted toward him with the kind of slow resistance that implied weight.
Hadn't she told herself from the beginning that if she let him get too close, things would drift out of her control?
The things you can take for granted.8His voice was drifting inward, but it roused itself.
You might begin to deal with the issue but things drift or become drawn out through indecision.
Sure, but as I said, we've got to take over - otherwise we let things drift.
After that, the death rate catches up again and things drift back to present normal.
The situation has not changed since our meeting here yesterday, but we cannot allow things to drift any further without specific attention.