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.
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
The Palace hierarchy are veering towards veteran Warnock, who left the club when they were in financial chaos to join QPR and lead them to the Premier League.
CRYING WITH RELIEF Desert Cry's victory at Ayr rescued what was veering towards a disappointing day for winning trainer-jockey combination Donald McCain and Jason Maguire.
Adopting a new approach to understanding water conflict--hydro-hegemony--the author shows the dispute to be much more deeply entrenched than previously thought, and reveals how existing tactics to control water are leading away from peace and veering towards continued domination and a squandering of this vital resource.
Should she be sympathetically and imaginatively helped to "engage" or are we veering towards a fascist Britain?
The formula is less effective though when veering towards the Bowie-lite Drunk Girls and the leaden All I Want.
Investors are still veering towards the Juffair area for lucrative property deals.
Experts behind the novel system have revealed that it comprises a camera that watches the white lines on the road ahead to determine if and how fast the car is veering towards or away from them.