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Unread Aug 19th, 2015, 03:13 am
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-His instructions at each step of Joanna's progress ensured that it was going __ the right direction.

The usual word should be 'in', but could I use 'to'?
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No. in is always used to express direction.


Some examples :


She had to move in some direction- any direction that would take her away from this evil place.
He looked in her direction but he didn't answer.
It was a step in the right direction, but...
They headed in that direction and...
They walked in a northerly direction until...
he was going in the direction of the park
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Excellent answer. Thank you.
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