"Take your orni and fly due south-west."
I heard this quote in a dialogue from the game "Dune" and I am wondering if the usage of "due" is applicable in this case.
English Language Learners Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for speakers of other languages learning English. It only takes a minute to sign up.Sign up to join this community
In your example sentence due is used as an adverb. According to The Free Dictionary, definition #1, as adverb, it means straight, directly.
- Straight; directly: Go due west.