Значение идиомы out of order

[out of order] {adv.} or {adj. phr.} 1. In the wrong order; notcoming after one another in the right way.

Peter wrote the words ofthe sentence out of order.

Don’t get out of order, children. Stayin your places in line.

Contrast: IN ORDER. 2. In poor condition; notworking properly.

Our television set is out of order.

3. Againstthe rules; not suitable.

The judge told the people in the courtroomthat they were out of order because they were so noisy.

Thechildren’s whispering was out of order in the church.

Compare: OUT OFLINE, OUT OF PLACE, OUT OF THE WAY, OUT OF TURN, OUT OF COMMISSION. Contrast: IN ORDER.


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