Значение идиомы in order



[in order] {adv.} or {adj. phr.} 1. In arrangement; in the properway of following one another.

Come to my desk in alphabetical orderas I call your names.

Line up and walk to the door in order.

Name all the presidents in order.

Compare: IN TURN. 2. In propercondition.

The car was in good working order when I bought it.

The club leader looked at the club treasurer’s records of moneycollected and spent, and found them all in order.

Compare: INCOMMISSION, PUT ONE’S HOUSE IN ORDER. 3. Following the rules;proper; suitable.

Is it in order to ask the speaker questions atthe meeting?

At the end of a program, applause for the performersis in order.

Compare: IN PLACE. Contrast: OUT OF ORDER. 4. See: PUTONE’S HOUSE IN ORDER or SET ONE’S HOUSE IN ORDER.



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