steer clear of someone/something Meaning in Cambridge American English Dictionary
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Meaning of "steer clear of someone/something" - American English Dictionary

steer clear of someone/something

to avoid someone or something because you think the person or thing may cause trouble or be dangerous: Davis steered clear of politics because of all the problems his father had had as governor.
(Definition of steer clear of someone/something from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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