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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
Wolverines are fearless and ferocious and will drive a grizzly bear off a kill.
Within a hundred yards and just beyond a fine spreading oak tree bear off to the left so leaving the main track.
Lord Stirrup accused President Vladimir Putin of war rehearsals by flying a Tu-95 Bear off Cornwall that was challenged by the RAF.
Then off in the distance you will see a single polar bear off patrolling the ice and it has been doing that the entire winter.
Thomas was presented with the first ever Teesside Hospice Lotto bear off the production line as his prize.
In 2000, he shot and wounded his assistant, Deborah Fuller, while trying to scare a bear off his land.
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.
The pooch was chained up but scared the bear off with its big barks
"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.