Translation of "direction" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /daɪˈrek.ʃən/ /dɪˈrek.ʃən/ us /daɪˈrek.ʃən/ /dɪˈrek.ʃən/

direction noun (POSITION)

B1 [ C ] the position towards which someone or something moves or faces

"No, go that way," I said, pointing in the opposite direction. “不对,往那边走,”我一边说一边指着相反的方向。
He was going in the direction of the bedroom. 他正朝着卧室走去。
They drove away in opposite directions. 他们朝相反的方向驶去。
directions A2 [ plural ]

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instructions that you give to someone about how to find a particular place

Can you give me directions to your house? 你能告诉我去你家怎么走吗?
"Did you have any trouble finding the theatre?" "No, your directions were excellent." “那个戏院好找吗?”“好找,你告诉我的路线非常清楚。”
sb's direction

B2 the area or position that someone is in

She keeps looking in my direction. 她一直朝我这边看。
sense of direction

B2 the ability to find places or to know which direction to go

a good sense of direction 很强的方向感
Which way is it? - I have no/a lousy sense of direction! 该走哪条路?——我没有一点方向感/我的方向感极差!

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direction noun (CONTROL)

C1 [ U ] control or instruction

The project was under the direction of a well-known academic. 这项工程是在一位著名学者的指导下进行的。
directions C1 [ plural ]

information or orders telling you what to do

I couldn't understand the directions on the packet. 我看不懂包装盒上的说明。
He will be giving/issuing directions to judges on sentencing in the next few days. 过几天他要向法官发布审理说明。


(Translation of “direction” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)