THIS page provides hundreds of example sentences taken from English literature, illustrating the use of various words.

‘Order’ as a verb

Below are some examples of sentences from classic literature using the word ‘Order’ as a verb.

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“Answer me – speak again!” he ordered, imperiously and aloud.

From ‘Jane Eyre’, by Charlotte Brontë.

Picture: These six steam locomotives were special guests of the Threkeld Quarry and Mining Museum, near Keswick in Cumbria, for its steam gala in 2015. © Chris Allen, Geograph. Licence: CC BY-SA 2.0. By Peter Trimming, Geograph. Licence: CC-BY-SA 2.0.
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Head

His torch dropped head downwards and went out!

From ‘The Hobbit’, by J.R.R. Tolkien.

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