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“Out of order”

“Out of order” is an expression used here to describe when a machine isn’t working.

 

EXAMPLES

“This machine is out of order. Sorry for any inconvenience.”

“I’ve been married for ten years and my wife has been out of order for seven (years).”

 

NOTE: “Out of order” can also refer to someone who behaves incorrectly.

“Joey Barton was well out of order last weekend.”

Out of order phone

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