steer for (something)

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steer for (something)

To guide or aim a vehicle in the direction of something. A noun or pronoun can be used between "steer" and "for" to specify what is being driven. I steered for the embankment to avoid the truck that was barreling toward us. She steered her boat for the mouth of the river.
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steer something for something

to aim oneself or one's vehicle toward something. Jeff steered the car for the entrance to the tunnel and stepped on the gas. The driver steered the bus for the center lane just in time.
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