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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He, also, was addicted to crowding her, to veering toward her till his scarred muzzle touched her body, or shoulder, or neck.
The jurors commended the Filipino movie 'for the facility in which the filmmaker invites the viewer to discover a world progressively veering toward the supernatural.'
A related development was that the 'Catholic' vote shifted back to the Democrats after veering toward the Republicans in 2004, when President George W.
But, showing some flair for local color, Boynton successfully gives the film the feel of a Hollywood thriller set in a fictitious Latin American country veering toward chaos.
While America remains immeasurably freer than the totalitarian state he fled in 1977, Liu sees ominous signs that the American government "is veering toward the authoritarian world that speaks in one voice, the very political model it has so often stood against," he writes.
While veering toward hagiography, it still provides ample evidence that Dietrich, in addition to playing the ultimate femme fatale on film, played, in Klarsfeld's words, "an extraordinary political and moral role in the world."
Malakhov was the better actor (although he treads a fine line, veering toward melodrama) and was by far the superior partner.
Some of his work gives the impression of having been written unconsciously; it is a merging of humor and fantasy, sometimes veering toward satire, sometimes merely sentimental.
WASHINGTON -- US Foreign Secretary to hold press conference with expectations veering towards a focus on the Iran nuclear file developments.
The truck driver said the car driver likely yanked on the steering wheel after realizing the car was veering towards the inner lane, causing him to lose control of the car.
A KNIFEMAN injured two police officers outside Buckingham Palace after veering towards them in a car.
In an interview with ET Now, Mark Matthews, a senior advisor at Julius Baer, said, 'Over the last two weeks, more central banks are veering towards the Federal Reserve's position of normalising policy.
While often veering towards self-therapy, it is not a self-pitying account and Doyle's humour and honesty make it a refreshingly original debut.
He concluded by stressing that, "The victory of the resistance is a victory for the nation as a whole, and betting on any other project is a deviation and denotes veering towards the nation's enemies."
BSP supremo seems to be veering towards Third Front after it rejects the SP chief as PM nominee