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direct
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The Horse and His Boy
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  • "Ordinarily they are for directing me," replied the Horse.
  • I directed my course not to the woods where my father supposed that I would go but north and east to Tashbaan.

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  • But as I intend to do all the directing on this journey, you’ll please keep your hands to yourself.
  • But he didn’t dare to try really directing the horse; he trusted it would follow the rest.
  • "Dog," he shouted, directing a series of well-aimed kicks at the hindquarters of the Vizier, "do not dare to quote the poets to me.

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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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