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finish offTo finish completely.Rate it:

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finish offTo kill.Rate it:

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nice guys finish lastPeople who are decent, friendly, and agreeable tend to be unsuccessful because they are outmaneuvered or overwhelmed by others who are not so decent, friendly, or agreeable.Rate it:

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double vertical lineThe typographical character ‖; a symbol composed of two closely spaced line-height vertical lines.Rate it:

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assembly linemass production systemRate it:

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bottom lineThe final balance; the amount of money or profit left after everything has been tallied.Rate it:

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bottom lineThe summary or result; the most important information; the upshot; the net-net.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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bright lineA clear distinction in the context of a legal or moral judgment.Rate it:

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bright-line ruleA clear-cut, easy to make decision.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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cross the lineTo cross the equator, as a vessel at sea.Rate it:

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cross the lineTo overstep a boundary, rule, or limit; to go too far or do something unacceptable.Rate it:

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double vertical lineUsed other than as an idiom: see double, vertical, line.Rate it:

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down the lineFurther along, in terms of time or progress.Rate it:

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draw a lineTo delimit a boundary or border.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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draw a line in the sandTo create a real or artificial boundary or distinction between (two places, people or things).Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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draw the lineTo set a boundary, rule, or limit, especially on what one will tolerate.Rate it:

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drop a lineA note or telegram.Rate it:

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drop a lineOn the telephone.Rate it:

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drop somebody a lineTo write, call or visit somebody.Rate it:

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drop someone a lineWrite and send (someone) a note or telegram.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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end of the lineThe termination point of a railway or similar transportation system.Rate it:

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fall in lineC. 2004, Career Soldiers, "Won't Waste My Life".Rate it:

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fall in lineTo submit to the rules of a higher authority; obey; conform.Rate it:

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fine lineA difference, albeit vague and difficult to discern.Rate it:

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firing lineThe line from which soldiers fire their weapons at a target; especially the front line of troops in a battleRate it:

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firing lineA row of shootersRate it:

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firing lineThe vanguard of an activityRate it:

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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 lineRate it:

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hold the lineTo firmly maintain one's viewpoint, principles, or situation; to refuse to change one's practices or plans.Rate it:

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hook line and sinkercompletelyRate it:

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hook, line and sinkerNaively or unquestioningly.Rate it:

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in lineOn a queue; waiting one's turn for something.Rate it:

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in linePositioned in a straight line.Rate it:

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in lineSuitable or appropriate; keeping with expectations, norms, ideals, or rules.Rate it:

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in lineTo assume a position in the future.Rate it:

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lay it on the lineTo state something, for example an ultimatum, strongly and clearly.Rate it:

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lay on the lineTo state strongly, clearly, and accurately.Rate it:

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lay on the lineTo risk.Rate it:

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lead the lineTo play as centre forward.Rate it:

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line in the sandA defining moment, a cutoff point.Rate it:

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line one's pocketsTo accumulate personal wealth, especially in an illegal or morally objectionable manner.Rate it:

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on the lineIn a contest or enterprise.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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out of lineInappropriate or unsuitable, especially by reason of being unmannerly or indelicate.Rate it:

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put one's ass on the lineTo take a big risk.Rate it:

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