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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “direct”

direct

verb (CONTROL)
管理
 
 
[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。
Managing and organizing
[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。
→ Compare produce verbProduction, direction and recording
(Definition of direct verb (CONTROL) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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