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Are you sure we’re going in the right direction?
The wind has changed direction.
The River Leadon flows in a southerly direction.
The birds scattered in all directions.
We drove off in the direction of the mountains.
I’d give you a lift, but I’m going in the opposite direction.
Michelle’s always getting lost because of her terrible sense of direction.
Remember to follow the directions on the label.
She gave the driver directions to her house.
He was determined to change the direction of the business.
He was looking for a complete change of direction.
Many Labour supporters are unhappy with the direction the party has taken.
Your life seems to lack direction.
He’s always had a strong sense of direction.
Peter was responsible for the general direction of the project.
The building was designed by William Kent, under the personal direction of Henry Richardson.
I knew it would be pointless to expect any help from his direction.
The evidence is not conclusive, but it does point in this direction.
This is the British English definition of direction. View American English definition of direction.
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