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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.
See also: bear, off
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With no one on board who understood navigation, discussions soon arose as to their whereabouts; and as three days' sailing to the east did not raise land, they bore off to the north, fearing that the high north winds that had prevailed had driven them south of the southern extremity of Africa.
Today he turned to the picture of the huge bird which bore off the little Tarmangani in its talons.
William and Kate can bore off. Don't get me started on Eugenie etc.
I like the energy of that because you watch some panel shows and they're just stuck behind this panel and you're like, "Bore off!".
You watch some panel shows and you're like, 'Bore off '."
"When I came in I was saying to the boys 'who is going to be in the team of the week?' - some probably thought bore off Smart.
"For everyone screaming that #meghanmarkle is disliked due to her heritage and feminist views, bore off. There are many many reasons why she is disliked, mainly dishonesty and extreme spending from clothes to renovations," one netizen wrote on (https://twitter.com/superscuba83/status/1091304988347977733) Twitter , adding that there's no other royal who has sparked the same level of outrage.