Focus on the pronunciation of direct
English definition of “direct”
/dəˈrekt/, /dɑɪ-/ adj (STRAIGHT)
› going in a straight line toward somewhere or someone without stopping or changing direction and without anything coming in between: Is there a direct flight to Madison, or do we have to change planes in Chicago? This plant should be kept out of direct sunlight. › Direct also means without anyone or anything else being involved: She fired the principal and took direct control of the school. › Direct also means very honest in saying what you mean: Her manner was businesslike and direct.