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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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BATON ROUGE, Louisiana (AP) -- Officials say it's time to get the animal that inspired teddy bears off the list of protected species.
Founder Anna Kogan said: "It is even more difficult to wean bears off alcohol than it is with human beings."
Hounds are guaranteed to run bears off baits placed close to roads.
Warwickshire are respected in this form of the game, although the participation of key all-rounder Chris Woakes is a doubt - Woakes was with England for the ODI against Australia at Old Trafford yesterday - and Sussex have the firepower to knock the Bears off the top of the group.
Even in a loss at California, the Ducks persevered with their press and kept making adjustments in their defensive tactics until it threw the Bears off their game.
Sussex's slow bowlers were again impressive, with off-spinner Rory Hamilton-Brown finishing the Bears off with four for 15 from only three overs.