orders are orders

orders are orders

This thing or things must be done because a person of authority has commanded it, even if it or they are unpleasant to do. Look, I don't like having to decide who's going to lose their job, but orders are orders, and we have to let someone go.
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orders are orders

commands must be obeyed, however much you may disagree with them.
See also: order
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