Definition of 'line'
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Example sentences containing 'line'
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Heavy snow blocked roads and railways and brought down telegraph lines in many areas. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Workers toiled round the clock to fill it and fix power lines. The Sun (2016)So my mother lined up people for me to meet. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This is not something that is universally true in this line of work. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The move draws a line under long negotiations during which the player rejected at least one offer. The Sun (2016)We often put fine lines and wrinkles down to our genes, age and lifestyle choices. The Sun (2017)But the great bonus is that each classification has a line drawing of one of the prints, for colouring in. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The first section of the new line has already received funding from Chiltern Railways. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Around 20,000 lined the route. The Sun (2016)Her own work often walks a fine line between figurative art and something more elemental and emotional. Times, Sunday Times (2013)You may grow to admire their often cumbersome lines. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The people in line behind me were getting impatient. The Other Side of MeSome homes were left without electricity or gas and telephone lines were down. Times, Sunday Times (2009)You often find that there is more than one hidden line in what he is saying. Times, Sunday Times (2009) Something on those lines has proved a common verdict. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)The main trouble area for lines and wrinkles is under my eyes. Times, Sunday Times (2009)There are two main lines of thought here. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This report is one in a long line showing how essential aspects of care are being neglected. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He also writes a mean line of dialogue. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It blamed a leaky pipe near the production line for the contamination. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Their feet were a long way over the line. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He made the familiar lines new and shook the heart. Times, Sunday Times (2010)We usually close by reading our favorite lines from the book. Christianity Today (2000)There was a ladder and power lines from his home to provide lighting all the way down. The Sun (2014)Want to know the inside line on issues at your club? Times, Sunday Times (2010)One was born into a job and into a line of work. THE ESSENTIAL DRUCKER (2001)Why do we not save ourselves money by hanging our things on the line? Times, Sunday Times (2014)Is that the finishing line already? Times, Sunday Times (2006)The numbers were broadly in line with forecasts and management sought to underline its confidence with a hefty rise in interim dividend of 45 per cent. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Trends of 'line'
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Translations for 'line'
British English: line /laɪn/ NOUN
A line is a long, thin mark or shape.
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- American English: line mark
- Arabic: خَطّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: linha traço
- Chinese: 直线
- Croatian: crta
- Czech: čára
- Danish: linje
- Dutch: streep
- European Spanish: línea
- Finnish: viiva
- French: ligne
- German: Linie
- Greek: γραμμή
- Italian: linea
- Japanese: 線
- Korean: 선 똑 바로
- Norwegian: linje
- Polish: linia
- European Portuguese: linha
- Romanian: linie
- Russian: линия
- Spanish: línea
- Swedish: linje
- Thai: เส้นบรรทัด
- Turkish: çizgi
- Ukrainian: лінія
- Vietnamese: đường kẻ
Definition of line from the Collins English Dictionary
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