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According to a customer's particular requirements:‘the jumpers are knitted to order’
- ‘A gang of thieves who steal items to order have struck at a pine furniture shop for the second time.’
- ‘Thieves have been snatching luxury cars in Bedford to order, police are warning.’
- ‘The gang cruised the streets to find high performance luxury cars stolen to order for the job.’
- ‘It is likely the jewels were stolen to order, and they could well have been offloaded by now.’
- ‘Service is meticulous and as far as we could tell the food was prepared to order.’
- ‘He thinks the animals were stolen to order - but the rustlers bungled the job in the dark.’
- ‘Rare pieces are stolen to order by gangs who use the works to launder money.’
- ‘Clearly our choices were being cooked to order so there was a delay before the food arrived.’
- ‘More memorable, however, is the gutsy food, cooked to order and served at a relaxed pace.’
- ‘Experts believe some of the football memorabilia could have been stolen to order.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.