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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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line upto put in alignment; to put in correct adjustment for smooth runningRate it:

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line upTo put things in a lineRate it:

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line upTo get into a lineRate it:

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line upTo start a game in a certain position on the playing field.Rate it:

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line upTo make arrangements for an event.Rate it:

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line upTo support a group or movement.Rate it:

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line upTo agree or correspond.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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over the linebeyond the level of what is acceptableRate it:

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

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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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the line is busyIndicates that the telephone line is busy.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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put the bee onTo finish off, to beat.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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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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cross outTo strike out; to draw a line through.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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brace into bring the yards more square to the fore and aft lineRate 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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Citations:give someone what for2000, Ngaio Marsh, Photo Finish, p. 187: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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daughter outTo expire due to having only females surviving the death of the last male in a line.Rate it:

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