Translation of direct in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 [route/flight] directo; [contact] directo; [cause/consequence] directo there is no direct link between the two incidents los dos incidentes no están directamente relacionados do not expose to direct heat no exponer directamente al calor it has no direct bearing on the result no afecta directamente al resultado direct taxation impuestos (masculine plural) directos, tributación (feminine) directa direct elections to the European Parliament elecciones (feminine plural)directas al Parlamento EuropeoExample sentences
Example sentences1.2 (in genealogy) [line/ancestor] directo he's a direct descendant of the duke desciende directamente del duque, desciende del duque por línea directa
- Unfortunately, sharing a liability with some other African tourist destinations, there is no direct flight to Khartoum.
- You can fly directly to Palma from both Glasgow and Edinburgh with Globespan until the end of this month, and direct flights are available throughout the year.
- The minister for transport is using this occasion to invite Arab and other foreign airlines to resume direct flight to Iraq.
Example sentences1.3 (exact) [equivalent/quotation] exacto he's the direct opposite of his brother es diametralmente opuesto a su hermano to score a direct hit dar* en el blanco
- Such a structural change in the initiation complex can result from direct contacts between the transcription factor and RNA polymerase.
- An inquest in Southampton heard that the former ship's fitter died of a lung disease caused as a direct result of contact with asbestos.
- A lot of the things that you'll see in Chill Factor were a direct result of my efforts.
Example sentences1.4 [Linguistics/Lingüística] (before noun/delante del nombre) [question/command] en estilo directo direct discourse o (British English/inglés británico) speech estilo (masculine) directo
- The research has shown a clear genetic relationship amongst Cohanim and their direct lineage from a common ancestor.
- Although she gets reborn in a Caribbean setting, there is no direct lineage convincingly established for her.
- Why should the genetic relatedness effect be stronger for direct lineages than it is for peripheral lineages?
- Some findings of primary fact will be the result of direct evidence, whereas others will depend upon inference from direct evidence of such facts.
- As Mrs. Holland has not suffered a cardiac arrest, this evidence has no direct bearing on the issues that were before the Board.
- Some point to the fact there is no direct evidence that Hitler himself gave the order for the final solution.
- The AP story limited direct quotation from the Clinton book to only 180 words.
- Fromkin uses footnotes to identify direct quotations rather than to support historical argument.
- This ends our direct quotation from Fisher's thesis, and his description of his machine.
- 2 (frank, straightforward) [person/manner] franco, directo; [question] directo he wouldn't give me a direct answer no quiso darme una respuesta clara or concretaExample sentences
- He's somewhat direct and straightforward in his approach to business.
- He is an immensely likeable, straightforward and direct person.
- She always liked the way Miss Louise was always direct and straight.
- 2 (straight) directamente he came direct from the station/his meeting vino directamente desde la estación/de la reunión direct from Paris [Radio] [Television/Televisión] en directo desde París
- 3 (straightforwardly) (especially American English/especialmente inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar], directamente, sin rodeos give it to me direct dímelo directamente or sin rodeos
transitive verb/verbo transitivo
- 3 [play/orchestra/inquiry/traffic] dirigir*
- 4 (order) [formal] ordenar to direct sb to +
infinitive/infinitivoordenarle aalgn que+ subjunctive/subjuntivotake as directed [Pharmacology/Farmacología] tómese según prescripción facultativa or (in Latin America also/en América Latina también) según indicación médica
intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo
- [Cinema/Cine] [Theater/Teatro] dirigir*
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