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direct flights from Scotland to North America
There is a more direct route straight up the motorway.
The building had taken a direct hit and was completely destroyed.
Only a few of us have direct access to the files.
Employees have little direct contact with management.
Their study found a direct link between poverty and crime.
Companies have closed as a direct result of the new law.
That’s a direct quote from the man himself.
Martin’s brother is his direct opposite in character.
The rewards will be in direct proportion to the work you put in.
Plant in a shady position away from direct sunlight.
I love New Yorkers – they’re sharp, funny, and direct.
She’s refused to answer direct questions about her plans for the company.
Steve says he’s a direct descendant of William Shakespeare.
This is the British English definition of direct. View American English definition of direct.
a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …add a word
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