order (one) off

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order (one) off

To command or instruct one to get off (of something). He had gotten up onto the table to do a funny dance, but his mother ordered him off. The security guard ordered us off the grass.
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order someone off (of something)

to command someone to get off something. (Of is usually retained before pronouns.) The teacher ordered Tom off the steps. He ordered him off.
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"We were pulling into our stop and I can see the ticket man coming towards us and he's like, 'Can I get your ticket?'" The conductor ordered them off. "I was was mortified," said Vicky.
He has not ordered them off the booze either and players were allowed a drink if they wanted after Sunday's 2-1 defeat to Turkey.
The pilot ordered them off but all bar four apologised and caught later flights, the spokeswoman confirmed.
When commuters tried to board the already full train at Salford Central station a guard ordered them off.
And the local rugby club are now looking for a new venue after he ordered them off their pitch on his estate.
The 13-year-old pupils and two staff on the easyJet flight were minutes from take-off when the captain ordered them off.
They refused to go back to economy, and only moved when they landed in Manchester and police ordered them off.
Maggie swore at them and ordered them off her land, even though they had a warrant.
He claims that as they boarded the driver barked: "We don't let freaks and dogs like you on," then ordered them off.