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.
See also: off, order
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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.
See also: off, order
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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