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swerve /swə:v/
  • danh từ
    • sự chệch, sự đi lệch hướng
    • nội động từ
      • đi chệch, đi lệch hướng
        • he never swerves an inch from his duty: anh ta không bao giờ đi chệch ra ngoài nhiệm vụ của mình một tí nào
        • ball swerves in the air: bóng bật chệch lên trên không
        • horse swerved suddenly: thình lình ngựa đi chệch sang lối khác
    • ngoại động từ
      • làm chệch; làm (quả bóng) bật chệch lên trên không
    Concise Dictionary
    swerves|swerved|swervingswɜrv /swɜːv
    noun
    +the act of turning aside suddenly
    +an erratic deflection from an intended course
    verb
    +turn sharply; change direction abruptly
    Thesaurus Dictionary
    v.
    veer, career, swing, diverge, deviate, sheer off, skew, stray, turn (aside):
    The car swerved wildly off the road and into a ditch.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    + verb
    [V] (especially of a vehicle) to change direction suddenly, especially in order to avoid hitting sb/sth: She swerved sharply to avoid a cyclist. + The bus suddenly swerved into his path. + The ball swerved into the net.
    swerve noun
    Collocation Dictionary
    noun

    ADJ.

    sudden
    The car made a sudden swerve to the left.

    VERB + SWERVE

    make

    verb

    ADV.

    sharply, violently | suddenly | away

    PREP.

    across
    The car veered out of control and swerved across the road.
    | into
    A lorry suddenly swerved into her path.
    | off
    The vehicle swerved off the road.

    PHRASES

    swerve to avoid sb/sth
    The car swerved sharply to avoid the bus.



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