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Inglés americano: /vɪr/
Inglés británico: /vɪə/

Traducción de veer en español:

intransitive verb

  • (vehicle/horse)
    dar un viraje
    the road veers to the left
    el camino tuerce or se desvía hacia la izquierda
    the ship veered around
    el barco viró
    the car veered off the track
    el coche viró or dio un viraje y se salió de la pista
    they veered from one extreme to the other
    se pasaron de un extremo al otro
    the party veered even further to the left
    el partido dio un nuevo viraje hacia izquierda
    the conversation veered (around) to sex
    la conversación se desvió hacia el tema del sexo
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • The island was directly in the path of the hurricane which devastated neighbouring Grenada, but was spared at the last minute when it suddenly veered off course.
    • One can veer off the main paths into gorgeous, overgrown woodland areas.
    • They were unaware that the jet had suddenly and inexplicably veered off course.
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • As we arrived at the river, the cold easterly gale had veered to a light westerly breeze with a touch of warmth in it, perfect for river trouting.
    • The wind veers far enough to the east to take the boat along the north coast to Islas Margaritas, a pair of vertical rocky islands with a natural arch big enough to take the boat through sideways.
    • At sunset, the wind freshened and veered to the north.

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