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For Whom the Bell Tolls
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  • Come into the cave and thy people will be in directly.
  • The car passed in the snow directly below him.

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  • Then he waited while he counted sixty and then fired a final shot directly into the body of the dead horse.
  • The leader turned his horse directly toward the opening in the rocks where the gun was placed and Robert Jordan saw his young, sunand wind-darkened face, his close-set eyes, hawk nose and the overlong wedge-shaped chin.
  • Can you direct us to his headquarters?
  • Gomez knew this man’s high political place in the International Brigades and he knew this man would know where Golz’s headquarters were and be able to direct him there.
  • He did not like Karkov, but Karkov, coming from Pravda and in direct communication with Stalin, was at this moment one of the three most important men in Spain.
  • "Listen, Ingles," Pablo spoke directly to the wine bowl.
  • He would call the airfield directly and get the bombardment cancelled.
  • Take these to the two comrades in the guard room and direct them to General Golz’s headquarters," Karkov said.

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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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