Translation of "direct" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

direct

verb (CONTROL) 管理 uk us

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

管理,领导,指挥
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

导演(电影或戏剧);执导
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)