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Definition of "take orders" []

  • Receive and be expected to follow directions or commands (verb)
  • Be ordained; enter the Christian ministry (verb)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "take orders" in a sentence
  • "He brought things to a head three days ago when he informed me that he was not about to take orders from a shirt-lifting Rome mort turd pusher, and that when he took over the island I would be the first man he would kill."
  • "Which said with equal curtness that he, a patrician Servilius, would not take orders from any pretentious mushroom of a tradesman, and would stay right where he was, on the western bank."
  • "From Nemausus he had sent a courier hotfoot to Rome with another letter for Scaurus, declaring that he would not take orders from Mallius Maximus, and that was final."
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