Definition of 'draw a line in the sand'
Example sentences containing 'draw a line in the sand'
The Sun (2012) Times, Sunday Times (2013) Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Sometimes you have to draw a line in the sand.Times, Sunday Times (2007) The Sun (2008) Times, Sunday Times (2010) Times, Sunday Times (2011) The Sun (2014)
But it is time to draw a line in the sand and say enough.The Sun (2012) Christianity Today (2000)
Most people do want to draw a line in the sand somewhere and can judge for themselves when they should retire.Times, Sunday Times (2008) Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Definition of draw a line in the sand from the Collins English Dictionary
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