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marching orders

  • n  (informal) a notice of dismissal or discharge
  • n  an order from a superior officer for troops to depart
  • n  equipage for marching
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  • Why Pellegrini Is the Ideal Man to Replace Mancini in the Manchester City Dugout
    Invariably when a club opts to part company with their manager, then the new figure in charge tends to be the polar opposite of the man just given his marching orders, as we have just seen in the case of Manchester City . Roberto Mancini, who was sacked by the north-west club last month, could not be more different from incoming trainer Manuel Pellegrini if the Chilean had just landed from Mars ...
    June 8, 2013 - Bleacher Report
  • About 400 SC Guard troops return home from Kosovo
    Sgt. William Miles got new marching orders from his 3-year-old son and wife on Tuesday as he returned to South Carolina after nine months in Kosovo with his Army National Guard military police unit.
    June 5, 2013 - The Greenville News

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