point of the horizon where the sun rises; one of the four main points of the compass
in or towards the east
from the east
towards the east
"we travelled east for several miles"
"located east of Rome"
The wind's east, and I'm damned if it hasn't begun to rain.
出自： G. Greene
误 The sun rises from the east and goes down from the west.
正 The sun rises in the east and goes down in the west.
误 The story took place in East End of London.
正 The story took place in the East End of London.
析 the East End在表示“伦敦东区”时,前必须加定冠词the。
误 They told the architect that they wanted the house to face the east.
正 They told the architect that they wanted the house to face east.
析 “面向东,朝向东”应说face east, east前不需要任何冠词。