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Meaning of “steer clear of someone/something” in the English Dictionary

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steer clear of someone/something

to ​avoid someone or something because you ​think the ​person or thing may ​causetrouble or be ​dangerous: Davis ​steeredclear 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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