Interested in Language
what is the meaning of "drift off into a funk" in the following sentence:
"Standing in a long line at the supermaket? Don't drift off into a funk. Instead form a mental snap shot of the people in the adjoining line."Thank you.
Ever stare into space when you are bored? That's easy to do when standing in line at the grocery store. I think that's what is meant here.
Being "in a funk" is an espression used to describe someone close to depression, so I am not familiar with "drifting off into a funk," although I suppose it could be used.
She's not coming. She's in a funk about breaking up with her boyfriend.