According to the dictionary, "due" can be used to emphasize for "Straight, directly" i.g: "Go due west".

So,can I use "due left" as meaning of "due west"?

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    Only compass directions can be prefaced with 'due'. Sep 21, 2019 at 6:38
  • Thank you @MichaelHarvey
    – Diamond
    Sep 21, 2019 at 6:41

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No, "due" in this sense is only used with compass directions (though it may be used as a joke with other directions, it is not standard)

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