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Which is correct:
1) The inspector ordered our suitcases to be placed in the yard.
2) The inspector ordered for our suitcases to be placed in the yard.
I am not happy with either of those.
Signature: All those years gone to waist!
Bob in Wales
1) seems fine to me.
2) is not idiomatic English.