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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We had no problems placing order. Registration quick and easy.
The SEND platform, which helps companies present data to the US FDA in a consistent format, saw revenues double for example, though Reason says all clients are placing orders.
According to a report aired by a private news channel; Bakeries all across the country wore a festive look as people came out in large numbers for placing orders for special cakes to celebrate new year with their loved once to make it memorable.
ISLAMABAD -- The sweet selling business across the country including twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad has witnessed boom soon after the unofficial announcement of the general election's results with majority of the supporters placing orders for celebrating the victory.
Summary: Washington [United States], May 24 (ANI): Are you in the habit of placing orders on Amazon and returning the items too frequently?
The delay in placing orders this year may keep textbooks from arriving at 191 primary schools by April 10, when the academic session with begin.
Developers in the UAE with projects already underway have begun placing orders for building materials they will need only after construction is complete, as a way of avoiding any VAT-related costs.
It is planning to buy one or two LPG ships besides placing orders for some smaller offshore vessels this year at a cost of Rs800 crore which will be its first vessel acquisition in over three years.
According to Don Ake, FTR's vice president of commercial vehicles, the increase in trailer orders is a byproduct of fleets placing orders into the middle of 2015 to secure build slots due to tight production capacity.
In addition all customers placing orders will be entered into a prize draw to win an Apple iPod.
Cleckheaton-based Ferno said universities, leisure centres, sports complexes and shopping malls were among those placing orders - in addition to long-standing hospital and ambulance clients in the UK.
A total of 13 Chinese procurement missions visited the island this year, placing orders worth more than US$15 billion.
It gives stores more information at the point where they're placing orders." According to BRdata, orders can be sent from a PC in store, a wireless handheld, or from the retail chain's corporate host.