On 1/11/18 6:05 PM, Lazypierrot wrote:
> Hi! I would like to know the meaning of the verb "direct" in the following
> Creative thinkers control their negative feelings and ***direct*** them into
> something useful.
> I would be glad if you could paraphrase "direct them(=their negative feelings)
> into something useful."
"Creative thinkers arrange things in their minds so their negative
feelings drive them to do useful things."
"Creative thinkers direct the impulses from their negative feelings into
(I'm inclined to doubt that there's much correlation between creative
thinking and the ability to take advantage of one's negative feelings.
It's easy to think of creative people who committed suicide, for example.)