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doctor's orders

Instructions given by one's doctor. Acting upon my doctor's orders, I cleared my schedule and spent the week recuperating at home. Samantha, you need to stay off your foot and use your crutches—doctor's orders, remember?
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doctor's orders something

that one is strongly advised to do as ordered or as if ordered by a doctor. I have to spend a month in Arizona. Doctor's orders. I'm doing this on doctor's orders, but I don't like it.
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Against doctors orders, Taylor has persevered, and her performance has been remarkable: Through 15 games Canyon is undefeated with 12 shutouts, and Taylor has allowed just two goals all season with four games remaining.
Doctors Orders is Vets In Practice for GPs and at times it is difficult to tell the difference.
While our on-line competitors are experimenting with their first mail-order prescriptions, we are processing Doctors orders, clearing 3rd party insurance payments and delivering prescription medication on a same day basis direct to the patient's home.
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