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Usage examples for directed

  1. We directed our course to Misratah, instead of Benioleed, on account of there being more water in the former route. – Travels in the Great Desert of Sahara, in the Years of 1845 and 1846 by James Richardson
  2. We fail to notice them because our attention is directed to something else. – Response in the Living and Non-Living by Jagadis Chunder Bose
  3. As she had pointed to the door when San Giacinto had come, so she now directed Giovanni in the same way. – Sant' Ilario by F. Marion Crawford
  4. To my satisfaction I saw that the heads of some of the animals were directed towards us, and, as they turned up the snow to get at the grass beneath, they came nearer and nearer. – With Axe and Rifle by W.H.G. Kingston
  5. The party was admitted, and one of the garrison was directed to lead its members to their quarters. – Rulers of India: Lord Clive by George Bruce Malleson
  6. " Ask him if he knows whether she landed anywhere near the city," Ned directed. – Boy Scouts in an Airship by G. Harvey Ralphson
  7. He was directed to the first floor. – A Maker of History by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  8. All were now directed to stand some distance from the chain for fear of any accident. – Papers from Overlook-House by Casper Almore
  9. For she remembered giving letters, so directed, to this girl. – When Ghost Meets Ghost by William Frend De Morgan
  10. If she had directed me to knock Mr. James Smith down, big as he was, I think at that moment I could have done it. – The Queen of Hearts by Wilkie Collins Last Updated: January 3, 2009
  11. Why directed care of her mother? – The Darling and Other Stories by Anton Chekhov
  12. This he followed, found the road and the open common, coming out close to a cottage to which he directed his steps in search of a cup of water. – The Star-Gazers by George Manville Fenn
  13. She directed her remark to Laura as though they had been talking over the thing she was thinking about. – Nan Sherwood on the Mexican Border by Annie Roe Carr
  14. When they came to Sedgmoor, he himself directed the fire. – Highways and Byways in Surrey by Eric Parker
  15. Presently he realized that some of them were directed at him. – Operation Terror by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
  16. One did as directed, and was caught by the strong arm of one of the crew. – A Yacht Voyage Round England by W.H.G. Kingston
  17. Suddenly the girl paused, and her eager gaze was directed toward Mount Hope- toward him. – The Just and the Unjust by Vaughan Kester
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