guide verb

1 influence sb's behaviour

ADV. firmly

VERB + GUIDE help (to) the information and data which help guide the affairs of the business | try to

PREP. into the ways in which young people are guided into employment | on Schools were firmly guided on the details of the curriculum

2 explain sth/help sb

ADV. carefully Their teacher Phil Bailey carefully guides them through rehearsals.

VERB + GUIDE help (to)

PREP. in He guided me in my research. | on guiding teachers on how to maintain discipline | through He guided us through the intricacies of the divorce law.

3 help sb move

ADV. gently He took her arm, gently guiding her.

PREP. across, along, etc. She guided him across the busy road. | to/towards He guided her hand to his face.