tell or show (sb) how to do sth, how to get somewhere
give orders and in this way manage; be in charge of the way sth is done
address (a letter, parcel, etc.)
straight, not curved or crooked, not turn aside
with nothing or no one in between, immediate
without interrupting a journey; using a straight route
with no one in between; personally
"a direct route"
"a direct flight"
"a direct hit"
"in direct sunlight"
"in direct contact with the voters"
"direct exposure to the disease"
"a direct link"
"the direct cause of the accident"
"a direct question"
"a direct response"
"a direct approach"
"a direct descendant of the king"
"a term is in direct proportion to another term if it increases (or decreases) as the other increases (or decreases)"
"a direct result of the accident"
"a direct quotation"
"repeated their dialog verbatim"
"the direct opposite"
"the path leads directly to the lake"
"went direct to the office"
"He directed the children to do their homework"
"He aimed his fists towards his opponent's face"
"criticism directed at her superior"
"direct your anger towards others, not towards yourself"
"We lead him to our chief"
"can you take me to the main entrance?"
"He conducted us to the palace"
"The explosion sent the car flying in the air"
"She sent her children to camp"
"He directed all his energies into his dissertation"
"Please don't aim at your little brother!"
"He trained his gun on the burglar"
"Don't train your camera on the women"
"Take a swipe at one's opponent"
"conduct an orchestra; Barenboim conducted the Chicago symphony for years"
"I directed them towards the town hall"
"he masterminded the robbery"
Instead of continuing the direct assault, he swung his army in a wide circle.
出自： M. Mitchell
Lady Ellesmere's letter missed me altogether, although directed as I desired.
出自： Ld Houghton
They directed the attacks against the enemy's seaports.
The system is directed to providing help for old people.
这种制度的目的是为老人们提供方便。 direct sb to sth
The stranger asked me to direct him to the station.
Can you direct me to the post office?
你能指示我去邮局的方向吗? direct sth to sb/sth
The letter is directed to him.
The parcel was directed to the wrong address.
这邮包被寄错了。 direct sth to sb
Please direct all complaints to Head Office.
Let me direct these remarks to the younger students.
My next remarks are directed to the boys and girls of this school.
You had better write direct to the headmaster.
I directed that you (should) be paid in full.