place an/the/(one's) order

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place an/the/(one's) order

To register an order for some product or service that one will receive in the near future. We placed an order nearly an hour ago, but we still haven't gotten anything to eat. I placed the order online, and they said it should arrive in two-three weeks. Please place your order at the window on the left, then go to the window on the right to pay for it.
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place an order

to submit an order. My secretary placed an order for a new computer. I placed my order only yesterday.
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After figuring out what my aunt wanted to eat, I placed an order for bhajia, chapati and an Indian chicken curry.This time, there was a lady on the other end and the order went smoothly, delivery happening some half hour later.
Giving this information, the KVIC Chairman,Vinai Kumar Saxena, said that to promote the use of indigenous fabric and to increase its sourcing from KVIC, national carrier Air India decided to repeat its order for the use of natural and eco-friendly Khadi products on its international flights, and placed an order with KVIC for getting 1.85 lakh units of amenity kits.
Mike said: "Brian Conley asked the question of each retailer, 'Do you want to place an order for Mike's Tablet-Hookz ?' - it seemed like a very long pause before the first retailer, Zak from PrezzyBox.com placed an order for 200 units, Nina from Clas Ohlson, bought 500 units and then Ken from JML placed an initial order for 1000 units saying he wanted to get serious volume going.
Dixon placed an order with Dixy Chicken then lay in wait to pounce and steal it when it arrived.
Paris, Jumada II 28, 1437, Apr 6, 2016, SPA -- Switzerland-based MSC Cruises has placed an order worth 4 billion euros (4.6 billion dollars) with the French shipbuilder STX France in a deal signed by the two companies in Paris on Wednesday, dpa reported.
Madiyo Textile Company based in Ivanovo-Russia also placed an order for dryer machine.
It was also reported this week that Clients of Sammok Shipping have placed an order for two firm plus two option 64,000 DWT Ultramax at New Times, with delivery of the firm vessels understood to be in the second half of 2015 and options in 2016.
VistaJet has placed an order for 56 Bombardier business jets Swiss based private aviation company VistaJet has placed an order for 56 Bombardier Global-series business jets, plus options for another 86, worth a total of around USD$7.8 billion at list prices.
Again, she placed an order, and again, there's been no prize, just another letter touting a jackpot that had become pounds 7,500.
Last year Etihad Airlines, Abu Dhabi's national carrier, placed an order worth $43 billion for 55 Airbus aircraft including A380s, A320s, and 45 Boeing aircrafts.
The State Transit Authority of New South Wales placed an order for 150 18-meter articulated buses based on the Volvo B12BLE chassis for the Sydney transit system, while the Brisbane City Council placed an order for 85 diesel buses based on the Volvo B7RLE chassis.
Aircraft maker Boeing (NYSE: BA) and aircraft leasing company AWAS on 14 December announced that AWAS has placed an order for 31 Next-Generation 737-800s, valued at USD2.3bn at list prices.
Thousands of 11-year-old pupils across the 27 schools in the city eligible for the scheme could miss out as only a third of schools have placed an order.
KG placed an order with Voith Paper for the extension of the pre-drying group of PM 2 at its Weener mill in East Friesland, Germany.
These firms placed massive buy orders through proprietary trading when Mizuho erroneously placed an order to sell 610,000 J-Com shares for 1 yen each last Thursday morning.