Marching Orders (To Get One’s)

Meaning of “Get Your (or one’s) Marching Orders To ‘get your marching orders,’ can have two basic meanings in general usage. Often, to get one’s marching orders means to be fired from a job or removed from a position. It can also refer to an order to move or proceed with something. This second meaning … Read more

March to the Beat of a Different Drummer

Meaning of Idiom ‘March to the Beat of a Different Drummer (or Tune)’ To ‘march to the beat of a different drummer’ means to act independently and to behave differently than what is expected or is the norm. Someone who “marches to his own beat” is a person who is not constrained by social norms … Read more

An Army Marches on Its Stomach

Meaning of the Idiom ‘An Army Marches on Its Stomach’ The idiom phrase ‘an army marches on its stomach’ means that soldiers, workers, or anyone else expected to perform a task cannot function effectively unless they are well fed.  Want to see more videos from Idioms.Online? Subscribe to our YouTube channel! Usage A variation … Read more