Meaning of ORDER in English

ORDER

I. noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a court order (= an instruction that someone must do something )

A court order specified that the money must be paid back over six months.

a court rules/orders/holds sth

The court ruled that the penalty was not excessive.

at the bottom of the pecking order

Nobody wants to be at the bottom of the pecking order .

banker's order

be in good/perfect/full etc working order

The car was old, but the engine was still in good working order.

call/order (sb) a cab (= telephone for one to come )

Here's the phone number if you want to call a cab.

choose/order sth from the menu

He ordered a chicken dish from the menu.

court order

His computer was seized under a court order.

gag order

give orders/instructions

She certainly likes giving orders.

They were given strict instructions not to tell anyone.

in alphabetical order

The files are arranged in alphabetical order .

in chronological order

We arranged the documents in chronological order .

in numerical order

Make sure the files are organized in numerical order .

in order of precedence

Guests were seated in order of precedence .

in order of preference

Please list your choice of colleges in order of preference.

in order of priority (= with the most important first )

They asked voters to list issues in order of priority.

(in order) to avoid confusion

Doctors should explain their instructions to patients carefully, to avoid any confusion.

in random order

The names are in random order.

in...serial order

Keep the questions in the same serial order .

keep...in working order

the amount of exercise needed to keep your body in working order

last orders

lower orders

mail order

It is available by mail order from Green Life Products.

monastic orders (= groups of monks )

Roman Catholic monastic orders

money order

obey an order/command/instruction

The first duty of a soldier is to obey orders.

order a halt to sth (= officially say that something must stop )

Judge Marquez ordered a halt to logging on Indian lands.

order book

Our order books are full at the moment.

order of magnitude (= size )

an increase of this order of magnitude

order of magnitude

That was a problem but this crisis is of a different order of magnitude.

order paper

pecking order

Nobody wants to be at the bottom of the pecking order .

place orders

You can place orders by telephone.

point of order

One MP raised an objection on a point of order.

postal order

preservation order

a tree preservation order

put your affairs in order (= organize them before you go somewhere or die )

I have cancer so I know I’ve got to put my affairs in order.

rank...in order of

It is not always easy to rank the students in order of ability.

restore order (= make people stop fighting and breaking the law )

The National Guard was called in to restore order when riots broke out.

restraining order

shout orders

The lieutenant was shouting orders at the workmen.

side order

a side order of onion rings

some semblance of order

She was trying to get her thoughts back into some semblance of order .

standing order

stop-loss order

strict orders/instructions

He’s left strict instructions not to be disturbed.

the established order (= the people and organizations that have power )

The revolutionaries posed a serious threat to the established order.

the moral order (= the way societies are organized according to moral standards )

Hitler posed the greatest threat to the moral order of the world that history has ever seen.

under starter’s orders (= about to begin the race )

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

alphabetical

They are not in alphabetical order , but in the order you are likely to want to use them.

Imagine trying to rearrange a table consisting of 100 salespeople into alphabetical order by names or into numerical order by sales amounts.

And the book eschews alphabetical order in favour of thematic logic - to good effect.

In the dictionary of cheeses that appears at the end of this chapter some cheeses are briefly described in alphabetical order .

If the user wanted the list in alphabetical order , it would have to be retyped.

They are given in alphabetical order , and from my own experience I know them to be absolutely reliable.

The accounts can also be kept in strict alphabetical order and up to date.

The project described below are, where appropriate, shown in country alphabetical order .

chronological

They are neat, legible, easily handled and can be filed in chronological order . 2.

Indicate these by placing them in a chronological order and the specific amount of time required to complete them.

We shall consider each of them in the chronological order in which they came to Anselm's attention.

The corridor is devoted to old black-and-white photographs showing, in chronological order , the construction of the house.

Second rule is: All articles written on the Grand Canyon must be written in chronological order .

Try a tight chronological order to connect each event.

Do they do it all at once, or in chronological order , or just as it seems to emerge?

The more or less chronological order of the essays allows certain themes to emerge and evolve over time.

high

In some instances the imperatives of lower order needs may preclude the possibility of following higher order needs. 4.

But with them he could be violent, abusive, duplicitous, a Lothario of the highest order .

They give us acting of a high order , and director Lloyd Newson has done an impressive job in eliciting it.

This was drama of the highest order .

The nature of the task requires cooperative activity of a high order at various levels and between a wide range of people.

This is exclusivity of a high order .

The best of our cathedral choirs offer excellence of the highest order .

Herzberg developed a more sophisticated analysis of the significance of higher and lower order needs.

low

Satisfaction of higher order needs may well change the perception as to what constitutes satisfaction of lower order needs. 7.

Second, the actual difficulties encountered overseas appeared to be of a considerably lower order of intensity than had been feared.

These lower orders also had racial dimensions.

That could mean lower factory orders from retailers, and producers will hire fewer people.

He also had claims to be considered a genuine all-rounder, having played many attacking innings in the lower middle order .

All these matters are indeed of a lower order of magnitude than those which had been fought for under Lanfranc and Anselm.

For the most part the lower orders depended on selling their labour.

For example, the first rise in expectations of the lower orders would be for more and better food before manufactured goods.

mail

So is it merely catalog mail order made complicated by computers?

Direct mail order sale of food products by food manufacturers and specialty shops has become big business.

You can buy an Ecosphere by mail order .

The environmentally friendly retail chain will combine its Web operations with its retail and mail order activities.

He said Federated will expand its private-label merchandise and mail order .

But I have to admit that I buy such records by mail order , and that I collect them.

Approximately 3. 275 million tickets were sold by mail order from May-December, 1995.

natural

Even the claim that the natural order reflected the contingency of a divine will could pull in two directions.

It seems, like the dandelions in spring, to be the natural order of things.

In terms of the dominant concepts of the age, feudalism appeared as the natural order of things.

To me, Taft-Hartley was part of the natural order .

No one told; and Jack too joined the unspoken conspiracy that all was well, that no natural order had been violated.

Faith and despair are equal readings of the natural order .

They were charged with dispensing justice and avenging violations of the natural order .

But my ideas were based on ignorance of the natural order of things.

new

Dinosaurs could not have been moribund because they were still diversifying into new orders .

Airbus had said earlier this week that it won 106 new orders valued at about $ 7 billion.

The plant makes and tests rocket motors, but doesn't have enough new orders to keep going.

And late last year customers apparently chose to work down inventories instead of placing new orders .

Without new orders , the shipyard would have run out of work by the end of next year.

That means for every $ 100 in shipments, companies received just $ 80 in new orders .

The elements of national life which were consistent with the new world order were solely cultural, not political or economic.

At home, Edna was in her final campaign against Jane Ming-li, who continued to defy the new order .

old

Corporate yuppie culture is oozing insidiously into the development world and the old order is slowly and inexorably crumbling.

To some extent, we must ring out the old in order to ring in the new.

Today the Opposition revealed themselves as dinosaurs because they acted as mere apologists for the old established order .

It was this cataclysmic political event that shattered the stability of the old order .

In their real critique of the old order , they were also, often, both isolated and mocked.

The old order was changing, and there was nothing we could do about it.

No doubt Sewell would have maintained the old order but there were forces outside the College working for change.

political

In the public realm Christians identified themselves almost without reservation with the political and social order of the Roman empire.

Each successive ideal-type political culture involves more extensive involvement between individuals and the political order .

In effect, individuals and groups can have an impact on the political and social order .

Perhaps the constitution is primarily a symbolic document and its details are unimportant for the actual functioning of the political order .

The democratic political order must be protected against misuse of Basic Rights.

Yet it has resisted or ignored almost every epoch-marking change in the social and political order .

Wulfhere's subsequent advance to the Isle of Wight suggests a near-total collapse of political and military order south of the Thames.

The political order depends upon the economic system to generate goods and services for the survival and prosperity of its citizens.

postal

Please return it at once, or when sending the postal order .

Coins Any uncrossed postal order which does not state to whom it is to be paid.

Send the coupon, and cheque or postal order if applicable to,.

The cheapest way is to buy and send postal orders in various denominations which are acceptable in around 60 countries.

If you paid by postal order , take the counterfoils to the post office for a refund.

You should print your name and address on the back of the cheque or postal order .

Send postal orders to Headgear for Lemurs as soon as you can.

Please make cheques or postal orders payable to Y Care International.

public

The central theme of Conservative morality and order was that of public order.

Smuggling increased and public order virtually broke down.

The public order essence of the offence has been wholly lost, and affray has become a form of aggravated assault.

Seven people were arrested for public order offences at the illegal party, whiCH was held in a disused colliery near Cinderford.

Only if public order appeared to be on the verge of breaking down would the government contemplate restricting political liberty.

Two young men called Murphy were arrested and charged with public order offences.

That provision was part of the international public order and applied to all ships which sailed on the seas.

At the weekend seven people arrested before and during the Division Three match were charged with public order offences.

short

A piece of good news for Bill Clinton in Congress was followed, in short order , by the opposite.

We got to Pecos in short order and turned north for Carlsbad.

Collectively they squandered their pricing power in short order .

He gave me his curriculum vitae in short order .

It did, and in pretty short order .

But, in short order , Lott orchestrated deals on a range of stalled legislation, from welfare reform to health care.

A short order may be made, for example, to give a parent the opportunity to return to court with legal representation.

I charmed him in short order .

social

The variability of meanings of health and illness is due in a large degree to the negotiability of social order .

In the philosophical tradition there have been two tendencies with respect to epistemological concerns and concerns about the social order .

Meanwhile, though, his interests in much of his prose gravitated towards the city and the consideration of social order .

They had no view of tile nobility of being intellectuals and judges of lie social order .

Our social orders have changed and we now dislike such vivid evidence of hierarchy.

Plots, conspiracies, secrets of revolution, secrets of the end of the social order .

Restoring his power to discriminate between one murderer and another would restore justice without imperilling social order .

She considers thin distinction between the pure and the impure an essential part of social order .

tall

A tall order , but the price of failure could be the end of collective security for the West.

To ask for definitive answers to such grandiose questions would, of course, be a tall order .

Voice over A tall order , when tennis time eats into valuable study time.

That's a tall order , even for some one with Howard's apparent integrity.

Holding these seemingly incompatible forces together would seem a tall order indeed.

This is a tall order for busy parents.

Isn't that a tall order ?

But meeting the need will be a tall order .

working

I keep some of the toys on display in working order for my grandchildren to play with.

The tenant need not pay rent until the business premises are put back in working order again.

Oxygen, suction and emergency equipment must be at hand and in working order . 2.

Is the aid reliable and in working order ? 9.

The Governor says it's essential the prison is in full working order right from the start.

The clock was restored to its original condition in full working order in 1956, after a lapse of seventy-two years.

I reckon the average user will keep it in working order for ages - I kill them at roughly yearly intervals.

Also at Horstead Keynes are the carriage sheds where work is undertaken to restore coaching stock to working order .

■ NOUN

book

These would be commercial travellers, wanting to write up their order books in peace.

The other driving force is cold cash and order books .

Booksellers normally order books on a sale or return basis.

Rolls-Royce's order book stands at a record £7 billion.

For a few years it has a monopoly in world markets and a good order book .

I don't know what productivity you have to show in your job, in mine it's the order book .

And nobody's order books had been full this summer.

By 1950 the order book was full to overflowing.

care

For those reasons I allow the appeal and I substitute an interim care order .

Supervision orders , but not care orders, may also be made in criminal proceedings and are then subject to different legal requirements.

The family proceedings court made care orders in favour of the local authority in respect of both children.

A court can not substitute a care order for a supervision order on an application for discharge.

They wanted an interim care order .

For juvenile offenders the White Paper contained proposals for the courts to add a residential care order .

The hearing of the application for a full care order was listed for 22 January 1992.

They simply wanted to convert the interim care order into a substantive care order.

court

She also got a court order for maintenance.

Hicks obtained a court order waiving the juvenile confidentiality of his case, enabling officials to discuss his arrest and trial.

There are short rehabilitation periods for juvenile offenders and persons subject to court orders or disqualifications.

In 1983, Mrs Victoria Gillick sought a court order to rule the latter order of priorities illegal.

The council primarily has been involved in the fight over special masters appointed to monitor federal court orders on prison conditions.

Construction is proceeding despite an interim court order restraining the company from putting it into commission.

A court order freezing proceedings will expire on November the ninth.

form

The offer's open only while stocks last so hurry to post off the order form .

Customers can call the phone-order number to receive a yachting order form .

Simply fill in the order form at the end of this section and you could be using your discs the next day.

An order form is enclosed with Publishing News.

See the order form for additional resources.

As a matter of fact, there wouldn't have been an order form big enough!

Quote code reference TRI-R on the order form .

And if you'd like to see the full collection just tick the box on your order form for the complete Essentials.

world

The elements of national life which were consistent with the new world order were solely cultural, not political or economic.

In the absence of that conference the rules for the new world order are right now being written in Brussels.

Everyone, visible and invisible, has to eat according to Chewong notions of the world order .

The prevailing economic order had to be challenged, and out of the conflict a new world order would emerge.

However, we are not that much nearer to a world order dominated by a fair application of the rule of law.

Bush insisted that his policy was clear: the United States would punish aggression to insure the new world order .

In the new world order capital can get out fast in times of trouble, but labour is stuck where it is.

To some, we are living in a new world order: others characterise it as a new world disorder.

■ VERB

arrange

Anyone may display the list, which is arranged in alphabetical order .

The several statements should be arranged in order of their importance.

This can be arranged easily by standing order , automatic transfer or by telephone.

If the chapters in this book were arranged in a different order , would it be a different book or the same?

Autosomal bivalents can be arranged in order of size, but unambiguous identification of individual bivalents is not possible.

The diagram shows how the towns can be arranged in a Rank-Size order from large to small - a hierarchy.

The individual terms included in that list can then be arranged in a logical order before beginning to draft.

The 17 creatures of Figure 5 are arranged in no special order on the page.

establish

We can, however, establish the correct order of magnitude from a number of sources.

The character who can maintain such an idea is a formidable opponent to established order .

This disjunctive, unfinished quality challenges readers to establish an order which the text does not entirely provide for them.

The reasons for doing so, he felt, are to establish order and to protect private property.

Once the component parts have been established , their order in terms of time-scale can be decided.

Most of those words are cynical, humorous and often subversive to the established order .

Conservatism may represent the attempt to establish some continuity and order in these precarious circumstances.

Among those who say that Maciel abused them are two men who helped to establish the order in the United States.

follow

As a man, he followed orders ardently.

The technicians follow the orders of the director who determines what picture goes on the air.

Many thought the mild-mannered Mr Junejo would obediently follow Gen Zia's orders .

By tradition, one must write them following a prescribed stroke order as well, something also to be memorized.

With Banerjee and Richardson to follow in the batting order , there was no point in hanging around.

At sea, the rotation of pilots follows a strict order so that no one pilot dives more than another.

Had I stuck to my principles or had I simply followed orders ?

Among other findings, the court ruled that defendants could plead that they were just following orders .

give

The more timid personalities must be encouraged to take charge and to give orders .

Get your ego out of the way and start convincing and not giving orders .

When he gave the order , they began to cut the corn in the field where I was hiding.

The impossibility of giving orders in the darkness, among the tangled thickets, soon produced its effects.

Respectfully waiting for me to give my orders .

Con stood at the door, her coat draped over his arm, giving orders .

The man giving orders was short and fat.

This is a part of outlining which gives order and structure to your work.

issue

Their leaders outside the jails issue orders that have to be obeyed on pain of summary execution.

Whether Nixon himself issued the order remains unknown almost 30 years later.

Colebrooke, seeing his visitors would not be deterred, turned away to issue further orders .

President Clinton issued an order Tuesday barring federal contracts from companies that knowingly hire illegal immigrants.

He would issue the orders , and take the consequences.

The chancery court issued a restraining order forbidding desegregation in September.

Debes gave them an additional forty-five minutes, then issued the order .

keep

Gordon Jackson's Hudson keeps order Downstairs.

Jones knew how little time busy people have to pay their bills or keep their finances in order .

Man is made to relieve the gods of the toil of keeping the earth in order .

After I finish, I can come back once a week to keep the library in order .

He has the technology-he can remake you. Keep those order forms coming in.

Local commanders, acting on their own authority, attempted to keep order according to their interpretations of their duties.

Examples included the ownership of large single-family homes, but no income to furnish them whilst keeping garden meticulously in order .

Kennedy responded that marshals would be removed when state officials kept order and conformed to federal law.

make

A residue of this is the power to make orders in council.

But he hadn't actually made it an order .

The company has had to take on ten extra staff to make up the order .

That objection was quite simply that the courts of this country have no power to make the order applied for.

The fact that the threshold test is met does not mean that the family proceedings court have to make a care order .

An order is automatically discharged if the child is adopted or a court makes a residence order under s8.

It was undesirable to make an order which would in practice be executed before the defendant could avail himself of that opportunity.

obey

You've never learnt to obey orders , have you?

This is opposed to obeying orders from a center, or reacting in lock step to the overall environment.

Two other board members hovered behind him while he told Mrs Saulitis to obey orders .

The sea, and the ships on it, do not obey orders in the way that armies do.

There was no cheering on the part of the men, but a stubborn determination to obey orders and do their duty.

It is one of the privileges of a councillor in a council meeting to see that other members obey standing orders .

Whoever owned it could call three times upon the Winged Monkeys, who would obey any order they were given.

place

Decisions on whether Rolls-Royce engines are fitted to the jets will probably be left until customers decide to place orders .

Institutions place third market orders with broker-dealers registered to trade exchange-listed securities off the exchange floor.

So we urge you now to place your order by post or by phone.

When finally yet another server stepped in, we rapidly placed our order .

I eventually had to place a book order after scouring the shelves of shops and libraries.

Edna was placing the kitchen in order .

After you have placed your first order , further half-litres come willy-nilly and are put in front of you, until you decline.

Investors and traders who had bet the dollar would fall had placed such orders to limit their losses.

receive

Airbus Military Company is also expected this week to receive new orders from Europea governments for 218 A400M military transport aircraft.

Goods are normally dispatched within 24 hours of our receiving your order .

In 1994 it received more orders for new planes than Boeing.

All this would have been done within two hours of receiving the order .

Customers can call the phone-order number to receive a yachting order form.

In 1913 she received the order of St John of Jerusalem.

restore

The government has managed, by and large, to restore public order which was notably lacking when it took over in April 1992.

The only hope lay in trying to restore order .

An indefinite curfew was imposed on seven police districts in the city and troops were called in to restore order .

Is a strongman needed to restore civil order ?

Malekith moved swiftly to restore order .

To restore order , the government declared martial law.

But after a sixty-five thousand pound refurbishment, the bells have been restored to full working order .

restrain

Neither Sheffield, his attorney nor Phoenix police could confirm if a restraining order had been obtained.

Within a day, a county judge granted a restraining order barring enforcement of the new law.

His answer was that the restraining order probably protects other entrants.

The chancery court issued a restraining order forbidding desegregation in September.

The measure already has been blocked under a temporary restraining order .

Agnes Brye said she had asked authorities a few years ago to issue the restraining order before they finally did so.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

(in) working order

Controllers regained contact with the satellite after three anxious hours, and discovered that it appeared to be in full working order.

Every lock in the house is in perfect working order.

Hall of Power - a range of engines and heavy machinery, most of which are in working order and operated daily.

Oxygen, suction and emergency equipment must be at hand and in working order. 2.

The tenant need not pay rent until the business premises are put back in working order again.

There had been some hints in the latter part of the nineteenth century that the machine was not in perfect working order.

These older tankers require continuous maintenance to keep them in good, safe working order at sea.

You did have to keep it clean and in good working order.

a tall order

Breaking a habit, be it over-eating, over-drinking, biting your nails or jumping to conclusions, is a tall order.

Holding these seemingly incompatible forces together would seem a tall order indeed.

If this sounds a tall order, it is.

Isn't that a tall order?

It can be a tall order sometimes.

That's a tall order, even for some one with Howard's apparent integrity.

This is a tall order for busy parents.

To ask for definitive answers to such grandiose questions would, of course, be a tall order.

an unfilled order

be given/get your marching orders

bulk buying/orders etc

Also, with bulk buying you save a lot of time by not having to order each resistor and capacitor individually.

He and other outlets routinely open bulk orders of booster packs, then sell individual rare cards over the counter.

In the 1980s you can not survive in a small business unless you are part of a bulk buying organization.

It might also be worthwhile buying packs of d.i.l. integrated circuit holders, or bulk buying the smaller types.

One reason: Cellular services that buy phones from Motorola have demanded ever-lower prices for their bulk orders.

This is available from us free of charge in bulk orders and I hope you will consider taking some for distribution.

call sb/sth to order

I now call this meeting to order.

Having had the bloody debris removed, he called the cast to order and began work.

The new Senate president banged down the gavel and called the chamber to order with a strong firm voice.

cash a cheque/postal order/draft etc

fill an order

in ascending order

Their ages, in ascending order as above, were four, seven, ten and fourteen.

We ranked rural postcode sectors in ascending order of proportions of oil workers among economically active men.

You may move cards off in ascending order from Ace to King to their respective piles off the playing area.

in descending order (of sth)

Another beneficial trick is to re-order the rows and columns of a table in descending order of marginal totals.

Follow these steps to re-sort our table in descending order: 1.

It will allocate them in descending order from the highest priced bid to the lowest.

The balance sheet in Table 16.2 shows the various sterling assets of the recognized banks in descending order of liquidity.

The groups were themselves divided, in descending order, into offices, divisions, and branches.

The table indicates which categories each of the six companies found useful; the categories are listed in descending order of usefulness.

The table is now sorted in descending order according to the Amount field, as shown in figure 11. 5.

We also want this table sorted by the amount that the clients owe in descending order.

in running order

A nightly news programme, involving late inclusions and enforced changes in running order, is bound to be frenetic.

Keep the battery fully charged and the engine in running order.

Two isn't multiplicity and Castelfonte never was in running order, and now they were living in hotels.

in short order

The bombers destroyed the enemy's camp in short order.

A piece of good news for Bill Clinton in Congress was followed, in short order, by the opposite.

But, in short order, Lott orchestrated deals on a range of stalled legislation, from welfare reform to health care.

Collectively they squandered their pricing power in short order.

He gave me his curriculum vitae in short order.

I charmed him in short order.

Sun Microsystems Inc will make it available for all Sparc systems in short order.

They would be attacked in short order and possibly even killed.

We got to Pecos in short order and turned north for Carlsbad.

law and order

Neighborhood leaders are working with police to maintain law and order.

The new government is gradually restoring law and order.

His party claims to be the party of law and order, the family, back to basics.

I have tried to show the real gap between Labour and the Conservative party and Government on matters of law and order.

Indeed, it would represent a complete breakdown, not just of law and order, but of all civilised values.

It arises from the need to maintain law and order.

My hon. and learned Friend will be glad to welcome the 16.7 percent. increase for the law and order programme.

Periodic law and order - it's elementary!

Sentencing policies, as a result of law and order campaigns mean the prisoners are younger and more likely to be black.

The hon. Gentleman again raised the question of law and order.

put/set/get your (own) house in order

But Apple first must get its house in order.

Commissioners are satisfied with the progress it is making to put its house in order.

Following numerous complaints the Vicar of Woodford has been told to put his house in order.

Henry had set his house in order but had no thoughts about setting off on crusade.

Others have called on the council to step in and tell the firm to put its house in order.

The Law Society no longer can support equally those who have put their house in order and those who have not.

repeat order/prescription

Repeat orders Dated-product manufacturers will try and sell out by year-end, so repeat orders before Christmas can be a problem.

Also, Haines reckons that fair play has helped it win repeat orders.

Coupon not required for repeat orders.

Get the repeat prescriptions in time so that he is never left without.

It has to win repeat orders.

They can produce repeat prescriptions when the doctor so authorises.

Y'know, I just get a repeat prescription every week.

reverse order/situation/process etc

At the bottom of the pile, in reverse order of its importance, was the letter from the bishop.

Cosmologists have supposed that the universe might go into reverse and run through with all its physical laws in reverse order.

In fact we have just suggested the reverse order of development.

The reverse process was used to install the launcher on pedestals at the pad.

The reverse process, therefore, is to consider what we owe to other people.

To take these points in reverse order, the initiation of the student into the rational life should occur in two directions.

Ultimately you are involved in a reverse process of what the historian H underwent while writing the book.

We discuss in reverse order these three ways that languages can have words that share sound and meaning.

stay an order/ruling/execution etc

Rivals got a stay order from the courts, though after a backroom deal in mid-March the government got its way.

the lower orders

For example, the first rise in expectations of the lower orders would be for more and better food before manufactured goods.

For the most part the lower orders depended on selling their labour.

Gin was, after all, commercially produced and consumed only by the lower orders.

He shows no urge to rub shoulders with the lower orders but, if anything, a tendency to keep his distance.

Journalists believed that their message could reach even the lower orders.

The riots of 1736, too, had crystallized general resentments of the lower orders.

We must have the freedom to make our mills successful, so that we can offer the lower orders employment.

When friendships finally became possible for him they were with children of the lower orders.

the running order

There are a few changes in the running order for the teachers' conference.

So Jonathan set the running order up and I was really pleased.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

Anyone who disobeys this order will be punished.

Can we have a bit or order here? Someone straighten those desks out to start with!

Check that all the names are in the right order .

General Bradley gave the order to advance.

He developed a filing system to try to impose order on the mass of information.

I'm not taking orders from you!

I'm the one who gives the orders around here -- just remember that.

I'm very sorry, but we seem to have lost your order .

I want the report ready by noon - and that's an order .

It doesn't matter which order you answer the questions in.

List three choices in order of preference.

Movie scenes are not shot in the order in which they are shown.

My orders are to take you to the airport and put you on the first plane to Paris.

On Stalin's orders, the target for the 5 year plan was raised once again.

Put it into a large mixing bowl and add, in this order , the milk, the honey, the melted butter, and the salt.

The commander's orders must be obeyed at all times.

The court has issued an order blocking the sale of this drug.

The Fraternal Order of Police

The games were displayed on a long wall, in alphabetical order , from Acrobats to Wheel of Fortune.

the National Order of Loyal Knights

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

He said Eurydice stayed in her room most of the time, but now she gave orders and she had stopped crying.

I find it quite improbable that such order came out of chaos.

In knowing that something is an order one knows all there is to know about its relation to its execution.

Richmondshire District Council agreed to make the order announcing the pay and display scheme which will start on June 1.

The government also is tinkering with how it tallies Hispanic citizens and in what order questions are put to respondents.

The human beings who survive the Flood come from the old corrupt, violent order .

The offer's open only while stocks last so hurry to post off the order form.

II. verb

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ NOUN

court

Equally, the court can not normally order the grant of a new tenancy of more than the holding.

To obtain these it is possible to ask the court to order discovery.

The court may order that the action be stayed or dismissed or that judgment be entered for plaintiff or defendant.

investigation

The failure to order a criminal investigation drew immediate criticism from several policyholders' lawyers.

Home Office officials have ordered an investigation into the case.

Congress orders investigations , and suddenly the rest of the mainstream media begin covering them as legitimate stories.

Sir John has reportedly ordered an investigation into allegations that the unit burgled and burnt down his offices to destroy evidence.

Education Secretary John Patten ordered an investigation into huge differences in performance between local authorities.

judge

All that the judge may order is a postponement until the risk to the administration of justice has passed.

At a third proceeding June 6, both sides again objected, and the judge ordered the news media excluded.

meal

It was like wading through treacle just to order a meal .

You order your meal from the tablecloth, which is stained.

We could order meals from outside and buy fresh fruits, candies, and toiletries.

He ordered his meal of cod and chips and no vinegar, then sat down to await its arrival.

power

The civil division of the Court of Appeal enjoys much wider powers to order a retrial than the criminal division.

In the 1890s magistrates were given the power to order corporal punishment as punishment for specific offences.

It turns in very firmly, with surprising power response, when ordering the automatic transmission to think quickly.

The court has power to order that no application is issued without leave.

The ombudsman has no power to order compensation for example.

The Commission has powers to order divestiture of unauthorised mergers.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

(in) working order

Controllers regained contact with the satellite after three anxious hours, and discovered that it appeared to be in full working order.

Every lock in the house is in perfect working order.

Hall of Power - a range of engines and heavy machinery, most of which are in working order and operated daily.

Oxygen, suction and emergency equipment must be at hand and in working order. 2.

The tenant need not pay rent until the business premises are put back in working order again.

There had been some hints in the latter part of the nineteenth century that the machine was not in perfect working order.

These older tankers require continuous maintenance to keep them in good, safe working order at sea.

You did have to keep it clean and in good working order.

a tall order

Breaking a habit, be it over-eating, over-drinking, biting your nails or jumping to conclusions, is a tall order.

Holding these seemingly incompatible forces together would seem a tall order indeed.

If this sounds a tall order, it is.

Isn't that a tall order?

It can be a tall order sometimes.

That's a tall order, even for some one with Howard's apparent integrity.

This is a tall order for busy parents.

To ask for definitive answers to such grandiose questions would, of course, be a tall order.

an unfilled order

be just what the doctor ordered

bulk buying/orders etc

Also, with bulk buying you save a lot of time by not having to order each resistor and capacitor individually.

He and other outlets routinely open bulk orders of booster packs, then sell individual rare cards over the counter.

In the 1980s you can not survive in a small business unless you are part of a bulk buying organization.

It might also be worthwhile buying packs of d.i.l. integrated circuit holders, or bulk buying the smaller types.

One reason: Cellular services that buy phones from Motorola have demanded ever-lower prices for their bulk orders.

This is available from us free of charge in bulk orders and I hope you will consider taking some for distribution.

in running order

A nightly news programme, involving late inclusions and enforced changes in running order, is bound to be frenetic.

Keep the battery fully charged and the engine in running order.

Two isn't multiplicity and Castelfonte never was in running order, and now they were living in hotels.

in short order

The bombers destroyed the enemy's camp in short order.

A piece of good news for Bill Clinton in Congress was followed, in short order, by the opposite.

But, in short order, Lott orchestrated deals on a range of stalled legislation, from welfare reform to health care.

Collectively they squandered their pricing power in short order.

He gave me his curriculum vitae in short order.

I charmed him in short order.

Sun Microsystems Inc will make it available for all Sparc systems in short order.

They would be attacked in short order and possibly even killed.

We got to Pecos in short order and turned north for Carlsbad.

law and order

Neighborhood leaders are working with police to maintain law and order.

The new government is gradually restoring law and order.

His party claims to be the party of law and order, the family, back to basics.

I have tried to show the real gap between Labour and the Conservative party and Government on matters of law and order.

Indeed, it would represent a complete breakdown, not just of law and order, but of all civilised values.

It arises from the need to maintain law and order.

My hon. and learned Friend will be glad to welcome the 16.7 percent. increase for the law and order programme.

Periodic law and order - it's elementary!

Sentencing policies, as a result of law and order campaigns mean the prisoners are younger and more likely to be black.

The hon. Gentleman again raised the question of law and order.

put/set/get your (own) house in order

But Apple first must get its house in order.

Commissioners are satisfied with the progress it is making to put its house in order.

Following numerous complaints the Vicar of Woodford has been told to put his house in order.

Henry had set his house in order but had no thoughts about setting off on crusade.

Others have called on the council to step in and tell the firm to put its house in order.

The Law Society no longer can support equally those who have put their house in order and those who have not.

repeat order/prescription

Repeat orders Dated-product manufacturers will try and sell out by year-end, so repeat orders before Christmas can be a problem.

Also, Haines reckons that fair play has helped it win repeat orders.

Coupon not required for repeat orders.

Get the repeat prescriptions in time so that he is never left without.

It has to win repeat orders.

They can produce repeat prescriptions when the doctor so authorises.

Y'know, I just get a repeat prescription every week.

reverse order/situation/process etc

At the bottom of the pile, in reverse order of its importance, was the letter from the bishop.

Cosmologists have supposed that the universe might go into reverse and run through with all its physical laws in reverse order.

In fact we have just suggested the reverse order of development.

The reverse process was used to install the launcher on pedestals at the pad.

The reverse process, therefore, is to consider what we owe to other people.

To take these points in reverse order, the initiation of the student into the rational life should occur in two directions.

Ultimately you are involved in a reverse process of what the historian H underwent while writing the book.

We discuss in reverse order these three ways that languages can have words that share sound and meaning.

the lower orders

For example, the first rise in expectations of the lower orders would be for more and better food before manufactured goods.

For the most part the lower orders depended on selling their labour.

Gin was, after all, commercially produced and consumed only by the lower orders.

He shows no urge to rub shoulders with the lower orders but, if anything, a tendency to keep his distance.

Journalists believed that their message could reach even the lower orders.

The riots of 1736, too, had crystallized general resentments of the lower orders.

We must have the freedom to make our mills successful, so that we can offer the lower orders employment.

When friendships finally became possible for him they were with children of the lower orders.

the running order

There are a few changes in the running order for the teachers' conference.

So Jonathan set the running order up and I was really pleased.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

"Don't move", he ordered.

"Put your hands up!" the officer ordered.

A man with a gun ordered the woman to give him all her money.

After the accident the government ordered a full public enquiry.

He was ordered to pay £4000 towards the court costs of £10,000.

He was ordered to pay a total of £65 compensation.

I'm afraid we don't have that book in stock, but we can order it for you.

It wasn't until 1973 that Nixon finally ordered US troops out of Vietnam.

Only the king has the power to order her release from prison.

She pointed her gun at him, ordering him out of the room.

The colonel ordered his men to advance.

The court ordered that Gilmore should be executed.

The desks were neatly ordered in rows.

The psychology books are ordered according to title, not according to author.

We had ordered a pale blue armchair but the one that was delivered was dark green.

Would you like to order a drink before dinner?

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

But Joe does not argue or order another; the bartender has put him in a good mood.

Haverford ordered a coffee and a cognac italiano per favore.

He also ordered that all public meetings or conferences had to be cleared with the Mayor's office three days in advance.

Herrera ordered that this inhuman practice must cease and proposed to put recruiting on a voluntary basis.

In tribute, Clinton Thursday ordered all Arleigh Burke class destroyers to steam at noon for five minutes at 31 knots.

Let the arcs of the net be ordered.

So, too, Equity might order a document executed under a mistake to be rectified.

Therefore, you are ordered herewith to shut up about the Marlins' payroll.

Longman DOCE5 Extras English vocabulary.      Дополнительный английский словарь Longman DOCE5.