follow orders


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See: obey
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Would they simply follow orders? I doubt it,' Sotto said at a news forum in the Senate.
Make decisions on your own, and don't simply follow orders or instructions as to who to support,' Zuraida said, stressing that PKR is now a ruling party in the country.
On Thursday, Judge Akram Khan rejected Abbasis plea to , noting that it has to follow orders of the high court.
Judge Mohammad Akram Khan rejected Abbasi's plea to delay the trial's deadline, noting that it has to follow orders of the high court.
During the hearing on Friday, Judge Mohammad Akram Khan rejected Hanif Abbasi's petition to delay the trial's deadline, noting that it has to follow orders of the high court.
The architect was killed "for failure to follow orders," official North Korean sources claim and work was halted for improvements.
Makes him a bit of a one-off - the only German who doesn't follow orders.
Get Me Out Of Here, saying she would not follow orders in the camp if she did not like them.
AS the Tory Party yet again becomes mired in sleaze over the Downing Street private dinners for wealthy donors, we once again see the pathetic attempts by their parliamentary backbenchers to follow orders and somehow link this with the support of the trade unions for the Labour Party.
Eisenhower, he was a major (rather than a colonel as stated in the photo caption) at that time and had very little involvement except to follow orders, which he later questioned.
Last night, the company blamed its junk mail gaffe on an Indian call centre failing to follow orders.
Cops said he and five others did not follow orders quickly enough to move off a sidewalk.