pilot out of
pilot (something) out (of something or some place)
To steer, guide, or direct an air- or watercraft out of or away from some particular thing or place. Here, son—why don't you take the wheel and pilot the boat out? There are a lot of other boats around, so we'll need to pilot the ship out of the harbor very carefully. Someone managed to waltz in with a fake ID, commandeer a jetliner, and pilot the damn thing right out of the airport!
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pilot something out of somethingand pilot something out
to steer or guide something out of something. (Usually refers to steering a ship.) The chubby little man with a pipe piloted the huge ship out of the harbor. The storm made it very difficult to pilot the ship out. Help me pilot out this old tub.
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