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To tell people what to do

order

verb

to tell someone to do something, or to say that something should be done, in a way that shows you have authority

order around

to keep telling someone what to do as if you have authority over them, in a way that annoys people

tell

verb

to order or strongly advise someone to do something

command

verb

to officially order someone to do something

dictate

verb

to tell someone exactly what to do and how to behave

instruct

verb

to tell someone to do something, especially officially or as their employer

boss around

to keep telling other people what to do

push around

to keep telling someone what to do in an unfair and unpleasant way

decree

verb

if a leader or government decrees something, they officially decide or order it

lay down the law

to tell someone what to do or how to behave in a way that shows that you expect them to obey you completely

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a rave … that takes place early in the morning and where there is no alcohol or drugs …

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