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flogging the landDamaging agricultural land through excessive grazing or clearing.
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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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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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land of opportunityA nickname for the United States.
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land of plentyA utopia that provides for all one's needs
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land on one's feetTo be lucky, or successful, often in difficult situations.
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land poorIn a condition of poverty as a result of inability to meet tax payments or other financial requirements for one's land holdings.
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lay of the landThe physical characteristics of the terrain or surrounding natural environment.
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lay of the landThe trends, feelings, intentions, and other factors influencing a strategic, political, or social situation.
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Promised LandThe area historically known as Judea, which was promised to the Israelites by God according to oral tradition recorded in the Book of Genesis.
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Promised LandAmerica.
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Promised LandAny place to which one eagerly seeks to go and which one expects to greatly improve one's situation.
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Promised LandHeaven or the afterlife.
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see how the land liesTo wait for all the information about something before taking action.
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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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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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bright lineA clear distinction in the context of a legal or moral judgment.
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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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double vertical lineUsed other than as an idiom: see double, vertical, line.
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double vertical lineThe typographical character ‖; a symbol composed of two closely spaced line-height vertical lines.
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down the lineFurther along, in terms of time or progress.
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draw a lineTo delimit a boundary or border.
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draw a line in the sandTo lay down a challenge; to provide a test of commitment (often one which carries a high risk) to a cause.
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draw a line in the sandTo create a real or artificial boundary or distinction between (two places, people or things).
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draw a line in the sandTo indicate the threshold or level above which something will become unacceptable or will provoke a response; to create a boundary and imply or declare that its crossing will provoke a (negative) response.
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draw the lineTo set a boundary, rule, or limit, especially on what one will tolerate.
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drop a lineA note or telegram.
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drop a lineOn the telephone.
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drop somebody a lineTo write, call or visit somebody.
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drop someone a lineWrite and send (someone) a note or telegram.
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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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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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fine lineA difference, albeit vague and difficult to discern.
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firing lineThe line from which soldiers fire their weapons at a target; especially the front line of troops in a battle
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firing lineA row of shooters
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firing lineThe vanguard of an activity
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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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hold the lineTo firmly maintain one's viewpoint, principles, or situation; to refuse to change one's practices or plans.
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hook line and sinkercompletely
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hook, line and sinkerNaively or unquestioningly.
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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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