Directions ... riktning, kompassriktning eller är det din
mentala kompass som styr?
Person, Item, Place & How to get there
Now here are a few simple words and phrases to help you along the tiresome but refreshing road of trying to pinpoint an accurate/exact/positive description or identification. Now the majority of words are missing of course and now is the time to start practicing. Decide a couple of "target samples" for each of the different categories below!
1) Person: height, weight, Caucasian, hair, nose, eyes, eyebrows, built, thin, fat, bald, complexion, scars, speech, looks, movements, limping ...?
2) Item: type of item, shape, size, weight, color, wrapping ...?
location, town square, Italian restaurant, sports arena, race track, village, town, city, suburb, port, "boondocks", farmland, plains,
flatland, lakeside, lake view,
ocean view, scenery, hilly, mountainous,
freeway (motorway), highway, roads, streets, a stop sign, industrial area, a sawmill,
a supermarket, waterfront, a
harbor, docks, warehouse, a plant, building, house, apartment
building (block of flats), a two-storied house (storeyed, Br), a two-story house
having 2 stories/floors, a house, a bungalow, forest (large tract of
land covered with trees),
wood (large collection of growing trees) & woods, grove (a small wood or plantation of trees)...?
4) Directions (= How to get there): distance, uphill, downhill, crossroads, railroad/railway tracks, railroad/railway crossing (RR), traffic-lights, turns, paved or gravel road, highway (= landsväg, riksväg etc.), freeway/motorway, 1st or 2nd to the left, around the block, straight on, stay in the right lane, tall/high building on your right, church on your left, dead end street, alley, loading docks ... ?
... and the afternoon rush hour starts around 3:30 pm and that might put you in a standstill (traffic jam/traffic holdup, Br) ... morning rush hours are between 6:15 and 9:30 am ...