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sign on the dotted lineTo formalize an agreement.Rate it:

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somewhere along the lineAt some unspecified time; eventually or once; at some point.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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toe the lineTo abide by the rules or conventions.Rate it:

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top of the lineThe best, fanciest, or highest quality, especially among selections in a product line.Rate it:

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walk the lineConform to rules, protocol, commands, the usual, the sensible, the customary.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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walk the lineTo maintain an intermediate position between contrasting choices, opinions, etc..Rate it:

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walk the lineTo mark or secure a boundary by walking along it.Rate it:

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walk the lineTo participate in the procession at a graduation ceremony; to graduate.Rate it:

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yellow lineroad markingRate it:

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fee fi fo fumFamous first line of a rhyme generally said by a giant, monster, or villainRate it:

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cast offTo finish the last row of knitted stitches and remove them securely from the needle.Rate it:

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cross offTo strike out; to cross out; to draw a line through.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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ring offTo finish a telephone conversation and disconnect.Rate it:

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rule outTo cross an item out by drawing a straight line through it, as with a ruler.Rate it:

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square awayTo finish, complete, tidy or put in order.Rate it:

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cap offTo finish.Rate it:

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cross outTo strike out; to draw a line through.Rate it:

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drink upFinish one's drink.Rate it:

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round offTo complete or finish something.Rate it:

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strike throughPartly obliterate text by drawing a continuous line through the centre thereof, usually to indicate the deletion of an error or obsolete information.Rate it:

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tie upTo complete, finish, or resolve.Rate it:

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angle of attackThe angle between the chord line of an airfoil and the airflow over it; one of the determiners of the amount of lift produced by an airfoil.Rate it:

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as the crow fliesIn a straight line distance between two locations, as opposed to the road distance or over land distance.Rate it:

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bring up the rearTo be last in a moving line of people, to walk or go behind others in a line.Rate it:

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cap it all offTo finish or complete something.Rate it:

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cross offTo finish; to mark something as complete.Rate it:

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cut it closeTo judge or finish something close to its limit.Rate it:

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don't think twice!In general; A strongly worded. forcefully delivered non-military admonishment to another individual of equal or unequal rank for immediate unquestionable immediate physical action, acceptance of proposal, signature of instant acceptance, 'second the motion'! 'jump the gap', 'sever the line', 'jump overboard'!, "BAIL-OUT!",Rate it:

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dump onTo dump (finish a relationship with someone)Rate it:

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farmer's tanThe tan line left by clothing, especially, by a short-sleeved shirt.Rate it:

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fill in the blankA type of question or phrase with one or more words replaced with a blank line, giving the reader the chance to add the missing word(s).Rate it:

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flying startThe start of a sports event in which the competitors are moving when they pass the starting line or initial jump point.Rate it:

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follow outTo finish; to complete, especially, of a commitment.Rate it:

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follow throughTo finish; to complete, especially, of a commitment.Rate it:

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get it over withTo do or finish, especially said of something unpleasant.Rate it:

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go by the boardTo estimate the velocity of a boat or ship in knots by casting overboard the knotted line to whose end is attached the lead and thereafter counting the knots in the line as it goes aft along the side boards of the vessel.Rate it:

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home stretchThe final part of a distance or the final effort needed to finish.Rate it:

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hot stuffAn attractive person, often used as a come-on or pickup line.Rate it:

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landing stripA cultivated pubic hair pattern in which much of the pubic hair is removed, leaving only a central vertical line or rectangle.Rate it:

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off messagedeviating from party lineRate it:

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off the chainFree from work or direct supervision. In reference to slave labor, where workers are chained, or to the figurative chain of workers of an assembly line.Rate it:

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pull backTo pass (the ball) into a position further from the attacking goal line.Rate it:

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put the bee onTo finish off, to beat.Rate it:

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score offTo delete or remove (especially from a list); to score out, strike out or strike off, cross out or cross off; to draw a line through.Rate it:

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shotgunA one-story dwelling with no hallways or corridors, with the rooms arranged in a straight line. Mostly heard in the southern United States.Rate it:

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so thereA defiant expression used to finish a poorly-made argument.Rate it:

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South TibetUsed other than as an idiom: see south, Tibet. (the southern part of Tibet)(in particular, in the People's Republic of China) Those areas located south of the McMahon Line, which are now administered by the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh, and which were formerly part of the Tibetan cultural area.Rate it:

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