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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In the same day that Typhoon Maria was upgraded from a tropical storm to a typhoon, it has already been rated as a category 5 typhoon by Tropical Storm Risk (TSR) and if it veers toward Taiwan, the impact will be felt as soon as Tuesday (July 10).
The students are cheerful and willing to discuss family and popular culture, but when the conversation veers toward the political, they become nervous and reticent.
"It is when "Shark Tale' turns its attention to Lenny that it veers toward an undercurrent of approval for homosexuality," warned Ed Vitagliano, news editor of the AFA Journal.
Namtheum is expected to maintain its strength as it veers toward the west and loses some speed.
Finally, in the video installation Among the Living, 2003, he veers toward a goofy joy.
In the end, however, the film's treatment of rampaging hormones and unleashed bloodlust veers toward a bleak cautionary tale.
At times the novel veers toward overkill; it seems that every conceivable tragedy happens to most of the characters most of the time.
But the performance veers toward unintended farce in moments of wildly misplaced smugness, the philosophical equivalent of Wile E.
sapiens, although in several other ways the specimen veers toward H.
The FB takes one step forward to influence the strong LBer and then veers toward the backside 'A' gap.
Schwartz's greatest weakness is that she occasionally veers toward the idealistic (although she has the grace to realize when she does).
Some of the content veers toward 'adult.' All of it veers toward totally raving loveable lunacy.
Global Banking News-June 21, 2016--Stocks rally as UK veers towards Remain vote
And while there are some engaging moments in this big-screen spin-off, at heart its story of excess and machismo rarely hits the sweet spot and at times veers towards misogyny.
Noomi, 35, may not look as terrifying in real life as she did in ...Dragon Tattoo but she is known for ploughing her own furrow fashion-wise and veers towards the edgier elements (think Balmain jumpsuits, Givenchy pinstripes, Sergio Rossi high heels etc), still we are not loving this golden gown from Vivienne Westwood's Fall 2015 collection.