order up (2)

This page is about the phrasal verb order up (2).

Meaning: to have food or drinks delivered to your room in a hotel

Synonym: have sent up

For example:

  • order up sth We ordered up some drinks about twenty minutes ago, but they haven't come yet.

  • order sth up Do you want to have dinner in the restaurant, or would you rather order something up?

Nouns often used as objects with order up (2): food, drinks, breakfast, lunch, dinner, meal, sandwiches, fruit

Quick Quiz:

We decided to order up some food because

a. the hotel's food was terrible

b. we didn't want to go out

c. we weren't hungry

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