take orders


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Verb1.take orders - receive and be expected to follow directions or commands; "I don't take orders from you!"
obey - be obedient to
2.take orders - be ordained; enter the Christian ministry; "She took orders last month"
References in classic literature ?
Shall I ask you how the church is to be filled, if a man is neither to take orders with a living nor without?
The company, which filed for bankruptcy protection last month, notified its cable partners that it would no longer take orders as of noon PDT.
com has started to take orders in preparation for the official store opening next month.