veer toward (someone or something)

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veer toward (someone or something)

To turn or swerve suddenly or sharply in the direction of someone or something. Thankfully I saw the van veering toward us, and we were able to get out of its way in time. The stampeding animals suddenly veered toward the ravine.
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veer toward someone or something

to turn sharply or swerve toward someone or something. The car suddenly veered toward me. The horse veered toward the side of the bridle path.
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On the way to school, I'd walk up the hill with my best friend and we'd chat chat chat about maths homework and boys and sweets, and I'd start on the other side of the pavement, then I'd slowly veer towards her, bump into her, she'd forcefully elbow me away to the other side of the pavement and then I'd stay there for a bit, then slowly veer towards her, then bump into her.
In a blog for website The Daily Beast he added: "And while Buckingham Palace has rightly deplored the impropriety of disclosing Her Majesty's private remarks, it has been careful not to define her views, nor to deny her sympathies might, on occasions, veer towards Brexit."
THE fourth-generation Subaru Forester might veer towards the mainstream a little more than before but it remains a brilliant all-rounder.
Winds will veer towards the north west, increasing the likelihood of snow.
"So far, it's worked out great," the New York Daily News quoted her as telling Harper's Bazaar, adding that in the past she had tended to veer towards more dramatic relationships.
They have a natural melodic dyno power to their sweeping sonic soundscapes - even when they veer towards hardcore thrash - and Sondura are certainly among the trailblazers for a new golden age of British rock.
Mr Taylor, of Cleobury Mortimer, Shropshire, collapsed at the wheel of the R&B Travel bus, causing the vehicle to mount the pavement and veer towards the 17th century Feathers Hotel, in Ludlow, injuring four women.
'A journalist could come here,' someone in Johannesburg told me, 'and write 20 stories, 10 optimistic and 10 pessimistic - and they might all be true.' As my taxi halted at a red light in the darkened, deserted city centre one night, I feared my own story was about to veer towards pessimistic.
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And the islanders, some of whom veer towards becoming caricatures, treat Billy cruelly, in brutal exchanges that are often hilarious.
They also often veer towards obsessive interest in systems rather than people, for example computers or science fiction.
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He explained: "The car tends to veer towards the hives every day.
But forecasters warned it could veer towards Louisiana and New Orleans' weakened levees.
Most of us veer towards the Jade Goody analysis, that if you go into Big Brother acting like a slapper, that's how you'll come across.