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    #1

    Question arrange the order

    The order should be arranged by the end of the month.

    (We should provide the ordered items to the customer by the end of the month)

    Can I use this verb?

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    #2

    Re: arrange the order

    delivered?

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    #3

    Re: arrange the order

    Quote Originally Posted by lazybear View Post
    The order should be arranged by the end of the month.

    (We should provide the ordered items to the customer by the end of the month)

    Can I use this verb?

    Thanks!
    "Arranged" is not correct.

    1. delivered (as Tdol suggested)
    2. shipped
    3. filled

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    #4

    Re: arrange the order

    Or perhaps arranged to be delivered by the end of the month

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    #5

    Re: arrange the order

    Quote Originally Posted by curmudgeon View Post
    Or perhaps arranged to be delivered by the end of the month
    "The order should be arranged to be delivered by the end of the month"?

    That's a bit wordy, isn't it?

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    #6

    Re: arrange the order

    Arrangements should be made to deliver the order by the end of the month?

    'Tis wordy indeed but how do you specify arrangements and delivery by the end of the month in a shorter way?

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    #7

    Re: arrange the order

    Quote Originally Posted by curmudgeon View Post
    Arrangements should be made to deliver the order by the end of the month?

    'Tis wordy indeed but how do you specify arrangements and delivery by the end of the month in a shorter way?
    I don't think the reader is interested in the arranging; I think he is interested in the delivery.

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    #8

    Re: arrange the order

    Well as long as they get there!

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    #9

    Re: arrange the order

    Quote Originally Posted by curmudgeon View Post
    Well as long as they get there!
    Amen!

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