Translation of "direct" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


verb (CONTROL) 管理 uk us

[ T ] to control or be in charge of an activity, organization, etc.

There was a police officer directing the traffic. 一位警察在指挥交通。
She directs a large charity. 她主管一家大型慈善机构。

[ I or T ] to be in charge of a film or play and tell the actors how to play their parts

He wanted to give up acting and start directing (his own films). 他想放弃表演转而开始干导演(导演自己的电影)。
'Jaws' was directed by Steven Spielberg. 《大白鲨》是史蒂文•斯皮尔伯格导演的。
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(Translation of “direct verb (CONTROL)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)