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steer

1. verb AUTO, TRANSP guide a vehicle2. verb NAUT, TRANSP guide a boat, ship3. verb guide sb physically4. verb control, influence5. noun ZOOL bullock6. noun direction7. noun AUTO, TRANSP steering
phrases
1 verb AUTO, TRANSP guide a vehicle
TRANSITIVEstiúir verb  c m ushe steered the lorry away from the path stiúir sí an leoraí ar shiúl ón gcosán
INTRANSITIVEstiúir verb  c m uhe was steering with one hand bhí sé ag stiúradh le lámh amháin
2 verb NAUT, TRANSP guide a boat, ship
TRANSITIVEstiúir verb  c m u
INTRANSITIVEstiúir verb  c m ubheith ar an stiúirit's your turn to steer do shealsa ar an stiúir é
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3 verb guide sb physically TRANSITIVEtreoraigh verb  c m uhe steered me to the table threoraigh sé chuig an mbord mé 4 verb control, influence TRANSITIVEtreoraigh verb  c m uthe campaign is steered by politicians polaiteoirí atá ag treorú an fheachtaisshe was trying to steer us away from making a decision bhí sí ag iarraidh muid a threorú ar shiúl ó chinneadh a dhéanamh to steer sb wrong duine a chur amúit steers children towards books meallann sé páistí i dtreo na leabhar 5 noun ZOOL bullockbullán masc1  c m u 6 noun directiontreoir fem5  c m ucomhairle fem4  c m uthe chairman gave the committee a steer thug an cathaoirleach treoir don choiste 7 noun AUTO, TRANSP steeringstiúradh masc  c m u
phrases

to steer clear of sb/sth

duine/rud a sheachaintfanacht glan ar dhuine/rudshe steered clear of giving a definite answer sheachain sí freagra cinnte a thabhairt

to steer sb/sth clear of sb/sth

duine/rud a choinneáil amach ó dhuine/rudduine/rud a choinneáil i bhfad ar shiúl ó dhuine/rudthey steered him clear of drugs choinnigh siad amach ó dhrugaí é

to steer a course

1 guide boatcúrsa a choinneáilcúrsa a choimeádhe steered a southerly course choinnigh sé cúrsa ó dheas, thug sé a aghaidh ó dheas 2 (also

to steer a path

) take a course of actiondo bhealach a dhéanamhshe steered a careful course through the political sensitivities rinne sí a bealach go cáiréiseach trí na ceisteanna íogaire polaitiúla

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