steer into (something)

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steer into (something)

1. To guide or aim a vehicle into something. A noun or pronoun can be used between "steer" and "into" to specify what is being driven. I swerved to avoid the truck that was barreling toward us and steered right into the side of a building. She steered her boat into the harbor. The maniac steered his van right into a crowd of people.
2. To guide, direct, or lead someone into some situation. A noun or pronoun is used between "steer" and "into." The star quarterback helped steer the team into the playoffs for the first time in nearly 40 years. That dodgy financial advisor steered us into all sorts of bad investments.
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steer into something

to turn or drive into something. Try to steer into the right parking space this time. Poor Wally steered into the curb.
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He then steered the car into the inside crash barrier.
"I steered the car into the slow lane and into a barrier and had to grind it into the mud.
Following the device's instructions perhaps a little too closely, she then steered the car into the River Sense, in Sheepy Magna, Leicestershire.
Max Mills grabbed the wheel and steered the car into a hedge.
"If he wanted to kill himself he should have jumped in front of a train or steered the car into a tree."