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flogging the landDamaging agricultural land through excessive grazing or clearing.
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land of opportunityA nickname for the United States.
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fat of the landThe greatest part of anything; the finest and most abundant share of resources; the cream of the crop.
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land on one's feetTo be lucky, or successful, often in difficult situations.
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in the land of the blind, the one-eyed man is kingAmong others with a disadvantage or disability, the one with the mildest disadvantage or disability is regarded as the greatest.Even someone without much talent or ability is considered special by those with no talent or ability at all.
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assembly linemass production system
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bottom lineThe final balance; the amount of money or profit left after everything has been tallied.
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bottom lineThe summary or result; the most important information; the upshot; the net-net.
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bright lineA clear distinction in the context of a legal or moral judgment.
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drop a lineA note or telegram.
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drop a lineOn the telephone.
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fine lineA difference, albeit vague and difficult to discern.
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in lineOn a queue; waiting one's turn for something.
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in linePositioned in a straight line.
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in lineSuitable or appropriate; keeping with expectations, norms, ideals, or rules.
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in lineTo assume a position in the future.
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yellow lineroad marking
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bright-line ruleA clear-cut, easy to make decision.
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bright-line ruleA clearly defined rule or standard, comprised of objective factors, which leaves little or no room for varying interpretation.
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cross the lineTo cross the equator, as a vessel at sea.
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cross the lineTo overstep a boundary, rule, or limit; to go too far or do something unacceptable.
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draw the lineTo set a boundary, rule, or limit, especially on what one will tolerate.
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drop somebody a lineTo write, call or visit somebody.
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fall in lineC. 2004, Career Soldiers, "Won't Waste My Life".
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fall in lineTo submit to the rules of a higher authority; obey; conform.
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line one's pocketsTo accumulate personal wealth, especially in an illegal or morally objectionable manner.
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on the lineIn a contest or enterprise.
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on the lineOn a level with the eye of the spectator; said of a picture, as hung in an exhibition of pictures.
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out of lineInappropriate or unsuitable, especially by reason of being unmannerly or indelicate.
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toe the lineTo abide by the rules or conventions.
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walk the lineTo behave in an authorized or socially accepted manner, especially as prescribed by law or morality; to exercise self-control.
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walk the lineTo maintain an intermediate position between contrasting choices, opinions, etc..
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walk the lineTo mark or secure a boundary by walking along it.
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walk the lineTo participate in the procession at a graduation ceremony; to graduate.
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bottom of the lineThe worst, the most lackluster, or lowest quality currently on the market, especially among selections in a product line.
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end of the lineFinal cessation or discontinuance of a process, institution, or person, especially one which has existed for a considerable period of time; death.
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end of the lineThe termination point of a railway or similar transportation system.
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hook line and sinkercompletely
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hook, line and sinkerNaively or unquestioningly.
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line in the sandA defining moment, a cutoff point.
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somewhere along the lineAt some unspecified time; eventually or once; at some point.
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to give a person lineTo allow a person more or less liberty until it is convenient to stop or check him/her, like a hooked fish that swims away with the line.
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top of the lineThe best, fanciest, or highest quality, especially among selections in a product line.
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lay it on the lineTo state something, for example an ultimatum, strongly and clearly.
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sign on the dotted lineTo formalize an agreement.
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cross offTo strike out; to cross out; to draw a line through.
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cross outTo strike out; to draw a line through.
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drop backOf a quarterback or other player in the backfield, to take a number of steps back from the line of scrimmage immediately after the snap or hike of the ball, to avoid defenders.
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put downTo land an aircraft.
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rule outTo cross an item out by drawing a straight line through it, as with a ruler.
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