Phrasal Verbs

order up (1)

This page is about the phrasal verb order up (1)


to issue an order for something to be done, usually in relation to the government or the military

For example

  • order sth up After the press released details of torture in military prisons, the President ordered up a full report on the situation.

  • order up sth Let's pray that no leader ever decides it's necessary to order up a nuclear attack.

Quick Quiz

The general ordered up some additional troops to

a. give them a rest

b. attack his forces

c. boost his forces

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