UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/daɪˈrɛkʃən/, /dɪˈrɛkʃən/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/dɪˈrɛkʃən, daɪ-/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(di rekshən, dī-)

WordReference English Collocations © 2020


Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. in a [southern, northern, western, eastern] direction
  2. the direction of [travel, movement, the wind]
  3. was [driving, running, facing, heading] in the wrong direction
  4. [wandered, ventured, set] off in the wrong direction
  5. the [cars, bikes, trucks] headed out in several directions
  6. what direction did the [wind, car] come from?
  7. the [attacks, insults, missiles] were coming from all directions
  8. are we going in the right direction?
  9. [what, which] direction do we go in now?
  10. what direction are we [heading toward, facing]?
  11. which direction is [north]?
  12. was given [accurate, wrong, helpful] directions
  13. was given directions to get to (the station)
  14. has a [poor, bad, good, sharp, great] sense of direction
  15. (need to) stop and ask for directions
  16. stop and get directions (to)
  17. can you give me directions to...?
  18. stopped the [car, bike] to ask for directions
  19. need directions to get to the [stadium, station, office, airport]
  20. asked for directions to the [station]
  21. followed the [local's, map's] directions
  22. can work with [minimal, barely any] direction
  23. needs [some, more] direction in life
  24. give [teenagers, students, your kids] direction in life
  25. his life seems to lack direction
  26. [profits, market share, popularity] soared under his direction
  27. under her [close, watchful, mindful, careful, expert] direction
  28. the direction of your [feelings, anger, thoughts]
  29. the [table, desk, furniture, machine] came with confusing directions
  30. follow the directions closely
  31. I never [read, use] the directions
  32. did you read the directions?
  33. read the directions [first, before]
  34. the [shampoo's, medicine's, product's] directions for use
  35. please [see, consult, read] the directions for use
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