2 / FIE(r); FIr/ v (phr v) sheer away (from sth)/sheer off (sth) turn suddenly away from a course, topic, etc that one wishes to avoid 突然改变路线﹑ 转换话题等; 避开: When he saw me coming he sheered off in the opposite direction. 他一看到我过来, 掉头就走了. * She tends to sheer away from any discussion of her divorce. 一谈到她离婚的事她就尽量转换话题.