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  • Then take it directly to Myra’s father.
  • Stanley wondered about trying to secretly take the tube directly to the Warden.

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  • It felt good to sit inside the truck, out of the direct rays of the sun.
  • The sun was almost directly overhead.
  • When he returned, he was to be brought directly to her.
  • The sun was almost directly overhead.
  • The beam of the flashlight was directed away from Stanley’s eyes and onto Zero, who was sitting on his knees.
  • As he pulled himself upward, the lizards moved downward, keeping out of the sun’s direct rays.
  • The sun was almost directly in front of them.
  • They walked directly toward it.

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  • He didn’t want the side of the hole to collapse, along with the huge pile of dirt directly above it.
  • The man was more than a head taller than she, and was able to look directly over her as he spoke to the Warden.

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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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