Direct marketing is a means of allowing people to shop from home.
Sorry to be so direct, but how much did you pay for this?
I think sometimes the English need to say what they think, to be more direct.
Japan's foreign direct investment reached $10 billion last year.
The committee would like me to have someone to whom I can direct questions or go to for guidance about the city and its resources; I believe, therefore, that you would be a very good match.
It should be added that his remarks had no direct influence on the constituency.
In countries with electoral colleges, citizens vote for representatives to pick heads of state for them, adding an extra layer to what would otherwise be a direct election.
49 is the smallest natural number with the property that it and its two direct neighbours are not square-free.
It will soon be possible for us to go direct to New York by air.
We want natural-sounding translations, not word-for-word direct translations.
Direct flights between New York and Tokyo commenced recently.
When we want to be informal, we are often more direct.
Which of the films James Cameron has directed has been more profitable: "Titanic" or "Avatar"?
Can you name the situations in which a supervisor should use a direct order?
She's really straightforward.
He is usually straightforward and sincere and thereby gains the confidence of those who meet him.
It is a straightforward, pragmatic amendment to meet a specific need.
simple and easy to understand [≠ complicated] This area of law is far from straightforward (=complicated).
When the design emerged it was surprisingly simple and straightforward. expand_more
My father is a hard-working, straightforward, and modest person.
We have to be ready not only for a straightforward test of strength, but also for a struggle in which every strategy comes into play.
I prefer a straightforward man like him.
It's a very complex issue to which there is no straightforward answer. It would seem to be a general truth that nothing is as straightforward as it at first seems.
The directions you gave me were very straightforward, thank you.
straightforward instructions a straightforward person
We would rather just get straightforward information from the high school.
Making a clean separation between the "useful" and the "useless" is about as straightforward as drawing the fine line between water and ice.