English version

take (holy) orders

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtake (holy) orderstake (holy) ordersRRCto become a priest order
Examples from the Corpus
take (holy) ordersThe black alderman took orders from Neistein.They were no longer the oppressed, wretched teen menials who must take orders, toe the line.We need to sort of shape ya so you know how to take or, take orders and sit into this machine.Would they take orders from him?Clearly modern businesses can not refuse to take orders by telephone.He wanted to take holy orders, but his father prohibited such a step.
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