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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So we thought it was just a rumour, but this time they started checking our documents and ordered us off the road," he says.
On a bus to Green Lanes, the driver stopped abruptly, and ordered us off. A mile or two away in Wood Green, police cars sped beyond Turkish restaurants, the shopping centre, the knock-off phone repair stores, and back again.
She claimed Drumm was not at home, even though he was spotted moments earlier in the driveway - and then ordered us off the couple's property.
The roofer, who has been in the building trade for 40 years, said: "I was working as an assistant foreman in Penryn Bay when Tomlinson and his pickets turned up and ordered us off the building site.
As we arrived the clampers, who were in the process of taking another pounds 400 to return a car to its owner, slammed their hatch shut and ordered us off the property.
As our reporter arrived the clampers slammed their hatch shut and ordered us off the property.
Passenger Bob McGowan, 32, said: "Twice they put us on the plane and ordered us off again because of a technical fault.
When the Daily Mirror tried to speak to Hewitt, his gardener Terry ordered us off his land, saying: "Leave him alone."
As our reporter Neil Elkes arrived the clampers slammed their hatch shut and ordered us off the property.