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restore order

This page is about the collocation restore order

collocation pattern: verb + noun

Meaning

to bring back order after a period of revolt or disorder

For example

  • To restore order in the classroom, our teacher stopped telling jokes and told us to open our books.

  • The governor said order would soon be restored by soldiers he'd sent to stop the rioting.

Quick Quiz

Order needs to be restored when

a. a store is running out of stock

b. a company is getting many orders

c. a situation is getting out of control

Contributor: Matt Errey