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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #87299: Expressions with the word LINE
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    Expressions with the word LINE

     Oooh! What should I say now? I have forgotten my lines!


    fall into line =to agree with or become similar to someone or something else

    be on the line = two meanings: 1) at risk 2) on the telephone

    be in the firing line = to be in a position where people can criticize or blame you

    in the line of duty = while working

    step/be out of line = behaving in a way that other people do not approve of

    somewhere along the line = at some moment during a relationship or process

    take a hard line = a strict policy or attitude

    fall for something hook, line and sinker = fall for something completely

    walk/tread a fine/thin line = to be in a difficult or dangerous situation where you could easily make a mistake

    on the right lines = generally correct

    line of thought/argument/inquiry = a way of thinking, talking, or finding out about something

    to forget your/one's lines = in the theatre, the words that an actor says in a performance

    line of vision = the direction in which someone is looking

    line of business/work = a type of work or area of interest

    further along/down the line = at a later stage

     Enjoy the exercise! You are on the right lines.

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