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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “steer clear of sb/sth”

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steer clear of sb/sth

to avoid someone or something which seems unpleasant, risky or dangerous
绕开,避开(令人不快或危险的人或事物)
Her speech steered clear of controversial issues.
她的讲话避开了有争议的问题。
They warned their children to steer clear of drugs.
他们告诫孩子们要远离毒品。
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 English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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