Follows orders - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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To act in accordance with the instructions that one has been given. Ma'am, I'm not trying to be rude, I'm just following orders from my superior—we need to search this property.
to do as one has been instructed. You have to learn to follow orders if you want to be a Marine. I didn't do anything wrong. I was only following orders.
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The move follows orders
from the Consumer Protection Department at the Ministry of Business and Trade.
I'M NO CERT - Pages 70, 71 HANDS OFF Z Stokes follows orders
as he refuses to put his hands on the cup at Lennoxtown yesterday
The announcement follows orders
from Aeromexico earlier this year for six Next-Generation 737s and the recent deliveries of two 777-200ERs.