Marching Orders Meaning
(idiomatic) Dismissal: an instruction to leave.
Example: Instructions for action.
I get my marching orders directly from the president.
2011 October 20, Michael da Silva, â€œStoke 3 - 0 Macc Tel-Avivâ€, BBC Sport:
Riled by a decision that went against him, Ziv kicked his displaced boot at the assistant referee and, after a short consultation between the officials, he was given his marching orders and the loudest cheer of the night.