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land of plentyA utopia that provides for all one's needs
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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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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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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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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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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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see how the land liesTo wait for all the information about something before taking action.
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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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draw a lineTo delimit a boundary or border.
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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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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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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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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 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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drop someone a lineWrite and send (someone) a note or telegram.
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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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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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lay on the lineTo state strongly, clearly, and accurately.
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lay on the lineTo risk.
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lead the lineTo play as centre forward.
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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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