English version

be in order

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbe in orderbe in ordera) if something is in order, it is correct or right Everything is in order. b) CORRECTto be a suitable thing to do or say on a particular occasion I hear congratulations are in order. c) PGCLEGALif an official document is in order, it is legal and correct Is your passport in order? d) LET/ALLOWif something that you do is in order, it is allowed by the rules in a committee, court, parliament etc order
Examples from the Corpus
be in orderHere, again, a definition is in order.Everything else is in order, just as it is.Sonya told her everything was in order.Can centres learn from the experience of others and check that their modular house is in order?I think a brief summary of the situation may be in order.It began to look as if a wee riot might be in order.If she says yes, then a different kind of next move is in order.Given the performance of most bond funds the past three years, perhaps some benign neglect was in order.But a cautionary word about divorce statistics is in order.Your work visa seems to be in order.
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