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back to the drawing boardBack to the beginning following an unsuccessful attempt.Rate it:

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drawing cardsomething that grabs attentionRate it:

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drawing nearapproachingRate it:

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go back to the drawing boardTo start again; to scrap a previous idea or plan and try again from the beginning.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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double vertical lineThe typographical character ‖; a symbol composed of two closely spaced line-height vertical lines.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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