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#1 2011-02-18 20:07:48

David Bird
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From: Montréal, QC
Registered: 2009-07-28
Posts: 1178

"Steer" for stare

Stare comes from Germanic roots meaning, in the context, “fixed, stiff, rigid”. To steer at someone, if it is not to give them a bovine look, must mean to steer your eyes in their direction.

a girl screamed and pulled out her earphones violently. Everyone went quiet and steered at her. She went all embarrassed and said “Sorry, Miley Cyrus.”
http://mylifeiswhat.com/story/18734

He laid her on the couch and he steered at her pale white face.
http://blackrevenge225.buzznet.com/user … trin-kids/

Lara didn’t say a thing she just steered at her hands.
http://www.theorlandobloomfiles.com/boa … ge=9&pp=20

He gazed and steered at her but she continued with her conniption
http://www.postnewsline.com/2009/07/flu … ts/page/1/

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