English - Vietnamese Dictionary
steer /stiə/Concise Dictionary
- ngoại động từ
- (thông tục) hướng (bước...) về
- we steered our course for the railway station: chúng tôi hướng bước về phía nhà ga
- nội động từ
- lái ô tô, lái tàu thuỷ...
- bị lái, lái được
- this car steers easily: ô tô này dễ lái
- hướng theo một con đường, hướng bước về
- to steer for a place: đi về phía nơi nào
- danh từ
- (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ), (từ lóng) lời gợi ý; lời mách nước (làm việc gì)
steers|steered|steeringstɪr /stɪəThesaurus Dictionary
+an indication of potential opportunity
+direct the course; determine the direction of travelling
+direct (oneself) somewhere
+be a guiding force, as with directions or advice
Advanced English Dictionary
1 guide, pilot, conduct, direct; manage, control, channel:
Steer the boat closer to the pier. David has steered the company to greater profits than ever before.
2 steer clear of. avoid, dodge, keep away from, shun, circumvent, give (something or someone) a wide berth:
You'd best steer clear of Melissa when she's angry.
3 Usually, bum steer. (bad or poor) tip or suggestion or hint; (bad or poor) guidance or advice or information:
He avoids me because I once gave him a bum steer on a horse.
1 to control the direction in which a boat, car, etc. moves: [VN] He steered the boat into the harbour. + (figurative) He took her arm and steered her towards the door. + [V] You row and I'll steer.
2 (of a boat, car, etc.) to move in a particular direction: [VN] The ship steered a course between the islands. + [V] The ship steered into port.
3 [VN +adv./prep.] to take control of a situation and influence the way in which it develops: He managed to steer the conversation away from his divorce. + She steered the team to victory. + The skill is in steering a middle course between the two extremes. + Schools no longer steer girls towards arts subjects.
Idioms see CLEAR adv.
a BULL (= a male cow) that has been CASTRATED (= had part of its sex organs removed), kept for its meat
Compare: BULLOCK, OX
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