swerve

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swerve (away) (from someone or something)

to turn sharply away from someone or something. The car swerved away from Carla just in time. It swerved away just in time.

swerve into someone or something

to turn sharply and directly into someone or something. (Usually an accident.) The car almost swerved into a pedestrian. The bus swerved into a truck.
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Sudden swerves, he said, led to death of 63 people, lack of assessment of road users 56, Speeding 37, not leaving enough distance 37 deaths while inattentiveness claimed lives of 30 motorists.
Sudden swerve carries a fine of Dh1,000, according to the updated list of penalties for traffic violations .
In fact, Kamps's stipulation of particular "common grounds" itself symptomatically swerves from the economic: mention of "human labour" is subsumed under praxis and mediation of "social relations," and work itself appears in only two essays on theatrical labor: Weimann's fine theoretical study of authority on and off stage, and Holderness's exploration of the Kenneth Branagh business.