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English definition of “steer clear of sb/sth”

steer clear of sb/sth

C2 to avoid someone or something that seems unpleasant, dangerous, or likely to cause problems: Her speech steered clear of controversial issues. They warned their children to steer clear of drugs.Avoiding actionLaziness and lazy peopleMoving in order to avoid contactDigressing and being indirect or evasive
(Definition of steer clear of sb/sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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