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direct
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Charlie And The Chocolate Factory
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as in: directly above; or buy direct from Define
straight (exactly where stated; or without anything in between)
  • ’Imported direct from Loompaland,’ said Mr Wonka proudly.
  • The lift rushed on, going up and up and up, faster and faster and faster . Then suddenly, CRASH! — and the most tremendous noise of splintering wood and broken tiles came from directly above their heads,

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  • This flower does best in direct sunlight.
  • I would like to speak directly to the manager.

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as in: walked directly to work Define
proceeding without interruption in the straightest or quickest possible manner
  • Then I had them loaded on to trucks and sent directly to my own factory.
  • Because that pipe doesn’t go anywhere near it! That pipe — the one Augustus went up — happens to lead directly to the room where I make a most delicious kind of strawberry-flavoured chocolate-coated fudge .

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  • ’That particular chute,’ Mr Wonka told her, ’runs directly into the great big main rubbish pipe which carries away all the rubbish from every part of the factory — all the floor sweepings and potato peelings and rotten cabbages and fish heads and stuff like that.’

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  • I walked directly to work.
  • Let me get directly to the point.

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as in: walked directly to work Define
proceeding without interruption in the straightest or quickest possible manner
as in: directly above; or buy direct from Define
straight (exactly where stated; or without anything in between)
as in: was direct in my instructions Define
straightforward (clear and explicit -- perhaps also indicating openness and honesty)
as in: directed her question to Define
aim or focus
as in: directed the jury to... Define
give instructions or commands (directions that must be followed)
as in: directed the movie Define
supervise or administer (often while giving directions or orders)
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