line someone/thing up

line someone/thing up
arrange people or things in a row.
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line someone/thing up
have someone or something prepared.
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English new terms dictionary. 2014.

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  • line — line1 noun 1》 a long, narrow mark or band.     ↘Mathematics a straight or curved continuous extent of length without breadth.     ↘a wrinkle in the skin.     ↘a contour or outline as a feature of design.     ↘a curve connecting all points having… …   English new terms dictionary

  • line up — 1) PHR V ERG If people line up or if you line them up, they move so that they are standing in a line. [V P] The senior leaders lined up behind him in orderly rows... [V n P] The gym teachers lined us up against the cement walls... [V n …   English dictionary

  • line — [laɪn] noun [countable] 1. also product line MARKETING a type of product that a company makes or sells, often with several different sizes, models etc; = RANGE: • It continues to get about two thirds of it …   Financial and business terms

  • line — line1 W1S1 [laın] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(on paper/on the ground)¦ 2¦(between two areas)¦ 3¦(of people/things)¦ 4¦(direction)¦ 5¦(on your face)¦ 6¦(phone)¦ 7¦(for trains)¦ 8¦(between two types of thing)¦ 9¦(shape/edge)¦ 10¦(w …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • line — [[t]la͟ɪn[/t]] ♦ lines, lining, lined 1) N COUNT A line is a long thin mark which is drawn or painted on a surface. Draw a line down that page s center. ...a dotted line... The ball had clearly crossed the line. 2) N COUNT: usu pl The lines on… …   English dictionary

  • line — 1 noun LONG THIN MARK 1 (C) a long thin, usually continuous mark on a surface: A wiggly line showed where the river was. | straight line: Can you draw a straight line? | dotted line (=a broken straight line drawn or printed on paper): Sign your… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • line — line1 [ laın ] noun *** ▸ 1 long thin mark ▸ 2 edge showing shape ▸ 3 border/limit ▸ 4 telephone connection ▸ 5 row of people/things ▸ 6 part of railroad system ▸ 7 transportation company ▸ 8 way of thinking/talking ▸ 9 series of words ▸ 10… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • line — I UK [laɪn] / US noun Word forms line : singular line plural lines *** 1) [countable] a long thin mark on the surface of something Draw a straight line. Each horizontal line on the graph represents fifteen minutes. a) a long thin mark on the… …   English dictionary

  • line*/*/*/ — [laɪn] noun I 1) [C] a long thin mark on the surface of something Draw a straight line.[/ex] The replay showed the ball had crossed the line.[/ex] 2) [C] a row of people or things a line of palm trees[/ex] 3) [C] a thin mark on someone s skin… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • List of Onedin Line episodes — The Onedin Line episode list shows details of the 91 episodes of the BBC television series The Onedin Line. Contents 1 Series 1 2 Series 2 3 …   Wikipedia

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