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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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.
In the book, it runs successfully for two series until Rangers find themselves in difficulty and the presenter, whose support veers towards the other side, is tested as he struggles to keep his principles intact."
Grace veers towards the comical with her wacky conical headgear
There is an estranged son (Christopher Eccleston) and a well-meaning choir mistress (Gemma Arterton) and a plot that veers towards the predictable.
As Congress- led UPA veers towards giving the incumbent Hamid Ansari a second term, the BJP has opened channels of discussions with other parties to look for a candidate.
HSBC said it saw higher losses across its US business as the economy veers towards recession, although bad debt levels were in line with management expectations.
A cautionary tale for our morally ambiguous times that begins strongly, but veers towards the preposterous.
Another quibble is that the argument is at its weakest when it veers towards prescription, as, for example, in a less than convincing attempt to enumerate a list of strategies for composition.
As sandwich bars go, it veers towards the top end, offering similar snacks to Pret a Manger.
The dialogue veers towards the "canteen in ten minutes" sort of nonsense, plausibility's thin and the direction's fitful at best, but it rattles along well enough although whether it was Janus or the scriptwriter who forgot about her buying the team drin ks after work wasn't too clear.
THE dramatic move to slash interest rates this week as the economy veers towards recession looks unlikely to salvage a miserable year for the UK high street.
This move by Ann Summers veers towards the tasteless.
Nick Hamm's film is a cautionary tale for our morally ambiguous times that begins strongly, then sadly veers towards the preposterous as screenwriter Mark Bomback contrives a final reel twist that is pure hokum.