steer clear of
Stay away from, avoid, as in Dad warned us to steer clear of Dr. Smith and his poor advice. This idiom alludes to guiding a vessel away from some obstacle. Its figurative use was first recorded in 1723.
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Example sentences from the Web for steer clear of
The story of fluoridation reads like a postmodern fable, and the moral is clear: a scientific discovery might seem like a boon.
But the tide was turning on this issue, an email from another constituent made clear.
And Epstein continues to steer money toward universities to advance scientific research.Sleazy Billionaire’s Double Life Featured Beach Parties With Stephen Hawking|M.L. Nestel|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The use of slurs from both characters makes it clear just how “new” the idea of an openly gay son is even in this time.‘Empire’ Review: Hip-Hop Musical Chairs with an Insane Soap Opera Twist|Judnick Mayard|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Instead, straighten your civic backbone and push back in clear conscience.Why We Stand With Charlie Hebdo—And You Should Too|John Avlon|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
It separates into three layers upon standing—a brown deposit, a clear fluid, and a frothy layer.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
However this be, it is hard to say that these fibs have that clear intention to deceive which constitutes a complete lie.Children's Ways|James Sully
Then, with one accord, they all rose and began to steer their way around the furniture toward the hall, Goliath following.The Boarded-Up House|Augusta Huiell Seaman
Knowing by experience that he would soon be up to it, he used his pole with all his might, hoping to steer clear of it.The Giant of the North|R.M. Ballantyne
I am pleading for a clear white light of education that shall go like the sun round the whole world.The Salvaging Of Civilisation|H. G. (Herbert George) Wells