bear off


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bear off (of something)

To turn or veer off of a road. This phrase is often given as an instruction to someone who is driving. Now bear off of this road and then take the highway entrance to the right.
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bear off (of something)

to turn off a road or course. Bear off the main road to the left. Don't bear off too sharply.
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friend filmed the attack before thinking to scare the bear off
Two weeks prior, state environmental police shot and killed an adolescent male black bear off I-290 in Worcester.
Wolverines are fearless and ferocious and will drive a grizzly bear off a kill.
Honored along with him, posthumously, was the Canadian man who died saving Kelly's life by wrestling the bear off the wounded boy.
The pooch was chained up but scared the bear off with its big barks
Thomas was presented with the first ever Teesside Hospice Lotto bear off the production line as his prize.
Running out of time against the advancing water, I dug a length of line from my pack, threw a basket hitch around the boulder and tied the bear off to my impromptu anchor.
In 2000, he shot and wounded his assistant, Deborah Fuller, while trying to scare a bear off his land.
Within a hundred yards and just beyond a fine spreading oak tree bear off to the left so leaving the main track.
He's one of my best mates and he's also a lovable teddy bear off the pitch, believe it or not.
The racers however showed great calm in the situation and standing shoulder to shoulder banged their ski sticks together over their heads and this scared the bear off.
We soon pick up a waymark post (the Worcestershire Pear) to guide us but take care at a bold division of ways not to bear off to the left.