Definition of 'marching orders'
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But if you care for your wife even half as much as I think you do, I should give poor old Messy her marching orders. TEN STEPS TO HAPPINESS (2004)Come on then Stanley, give me my marching orders, Joy said. WHITE LIES (2004)
So you've got your marching orders, or, maybe in this case, your religious orders. THE SEASON OF LILLIAN DAWES (2004)
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Used Rarely. marching orders is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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