steer/stay/keep clear(redirected from stay clear)
To avoid someone or something. Steer clear of the boss today—he's yelling at everyone he sees. The 8:00 train is always late, so steer clear of it if you want to be on time.
steer clear (of someone or something)
to avoid someone or something. John is mad at me, so I've been steering clear of him. Steer clear of that book. It has many errors in it.