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Usage examples for directed

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. Why directed care of her mother? – The Darling and Other Stories by Anton Chekhov
  5. 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
  6. We fail to notice them because our attention is directed to something else. – Response in the Living and Non-Living by Jagadis Chunder Bose
  7. Presently he realized that some of them were directed at him. – Operation Terror by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
  8. Bartlett directed him toward the elevator. – Syndrome by Thomas Hoover
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. I directed him to place it carefully where he had found it. – Journal of an Expedition into the Interior of Tropical Australia In Search of a Route from Sydney to the Gulf of Carpentaria (1848) by Lt. Col. Sir Thomas Livingstone Mitchell Kt. D.C.L. (1792-1855) Surveyor-General of New South Wales by Thomas Mitchell
  12. For she remembered giving letters, so directed to this girl. – When Ghost Meets Ghost by William Frend De Morgan
  13. He was directed to the first floor. – A Maker of History by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  14. I had heard the note in the woods, and directed his attention to it. – Journal of an Expedition into the Interior of Tropical Australia In Search of a Route from Sydney to the Gulf of Carpentaria (1848) by Lt. Col. Sir Thomas Livingstone Mitchell Kt. D.C.L. (1792-1855) Surveyor-General of New South Wales by Thomas Mitchell
  15. 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
  16. Suddenly the girl paused, and her eager gaze was directed toward Mount Hope- toward him. – The Just and the Unjust by Vaughan Kester
  17. When they came to Sedgmoor, he himself directed the fire. – Highways and Byways in Surrey by Eric Parker
  18. 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
  19. " Ask him if he knows whether she landed anywhere near the city," Ned directed – Boy Scouts in an Airship by G. Harvey Ralphson
  20. All were now directed to stand some distance from the chain for fear of any accident. – Papers from Overlook-House by Casper Almore
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