order about = order around = give orders all the time, tell others what to do all the time
- Stop ordering the children around. They know what to do.
- The general ordered the soldiers around the first couple of weeks at the army from morning until night.
- He just loves ordering people about. He ‘s so obnoxious!
- Don ‘t just stand there ordering us about. Come and give us a hand!
- A good boss doesn ‘t order people around.She or he inspires them and sets the example.