order around


: to give orders to (someone) : to tell (someone) what to do
You can't just come in here and start ordering people around.

Examples of order around in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web On Sunday, Alari, 47, and a colleague working the early-morning shift at the Chipper Truck Cafe in Yonkers received a cheeseburger order around 5 a.m. Andrea Salcedo, Washington Post, 24 June 2022 Chipper Truck Cafe in Yonkers received the order around 5 a.m. on June 19 for a delivery in the Bronx. CBS News, 22 June 2022 There's no shortage of classic Puerto Rican staples to order around here, but for any newcomers to the island's dining scene, mofongo is an essential experience. Jared Ranahan, Travel + Leisure, 9 Jan. 2022 Spokespeople for the mayor and the archdiocese did not respond to inquiries from The Washington Post after the mayor’s office publicized the new order around 10 p.m. on Wednesday. Julie Zauzmer, Washington Post, 17 Dec. 2020 After deputies gave a dispersal order around 9:30 p.m., people at Whittier Boulevard and Amalia Avenue began throwing rocks at the deputies, Schrader said. Los Angeles Times, 28 Oct. 2020 The Seattle Fire Department was able to extinguish several dumpster fires and police issued a dispersal order around 7:30 p.m. PT. Fox News, 27 Sep. 2020 Kernodle received a DoorDash order around 4 a.m. and was on TikTok on her phone at 4:12 a.m., the affidavit alleges. Corin Cesaric, Peoplemag, 5 Jan. 2023 The fourth objective was the hardest: to strengthen the international order around Western values. New York Times, 9 July 2022 See More

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“Order around.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/order%20around. Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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