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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References in classic literature ?
Presently the vessel veered toward the west and then swung gracefully to the south.
Valenciano narrated the incident in an Instagram story on Sunday: 'Another rider came out of nowhere and hit me from the rear, so I violently veered towards the barrier, flew across a 10 ft drop and finally was stopped by hitting a tree.'
He was 12 lengths up jumping the second-last but the advantage reduced when he hit the last and then he dramatically veered towards the stands, allowing Whisper to close right up and even edge into a lead.
Kiana Williamson added: "There was a police van and a car, and also a civilian car that veered towards the police car.
In my younger days I veered towards roles where you're a bit of a gargoyle because I felt there was a part of me that needed to do that" Sherlock star Andrew Scott.
In my younger days I veered towards roles where you're a bit of a gargoyle because I felt there was a part of me that needed to do that" Sherlock star Andrew Scott "I don't want to be defined by the success of it and I don't want to be defined by the misery of it.
I think in my younger days I veered towards roles where you're a bit of a gargoyle because I felt there was some part of me that needed to do that" - Sherlock star Andrew Scott.
A victory for Brexit would hand control of the State to the right wing of the Conservative Party, with the official opposition already veered towards the far left.
But as the scrap has got nearer, and 39-year-old Klitschko has got his 'fight-head' on, my view has veered towards him retaining his crown.
Yemen Divided helps to explain why Yemen, sensitive neighbour of Saudi Arabia and strategically vital to Middle East security, has veered towards massive instability.
The last high-profile sighting of Harrison in the ring was his lacklustre three-round loss to David Haye in November 2010 when he turned in a display that veered towards pacifism.
The vehicle was coming from Ibri towards Masroqah area when one of its tyres burst and the vehicle veered towards the left off the road.
It veered towards a building site, then struck a tree before landing in a hedge.
Sea Shepherd says its boat, the Ady Gil, was stationary and that the Japanese whaler, Shonan Maru, veered towards it and deliberately sliced off its bow.
In circumstances still under investigation, the car veered towards the right, hitting the wall of a house.