Meaning of expressions with ORDER
in order to, made to order, out of order, an order
· a request to supply goods
- – I made an order for 50 footballs last week, could you tell me when they will be delivered, please?
out of order
· doesn’t work/function
- – I had to walk up the stairs as the lift is out of order.
Made to order
· made to fit a specific design or size
- – A lot of basketball players have to have their clothes made to order
in order to
· so as to, explains why something is done
- – We closed the window in order to stop the mosquitoes coming in
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