Definition of 'on the line'
Example sentences containing 'on the line'
Probably some careers are on the line.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
It was my career on the line that night.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
But which member of staff puts their career on the line?The Sun (2010)
Chances are your friendship with both of them would be on the line.The Sun (2016)
Commons staff have complained that they put their careers on the line if they mount serious objections to expenses claims.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
They put their careers on the line when they do that and the journalist has a responsibility not to expose them to retribution.Times, Sunday Times (2012) Times, Sunday Times (2009) Christianity Today (2000)
Further careers remain on the line, if not beneath it.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
But there are some careers on the line at Biarritz.Times, Sunday Times (2006) The Sun (2013)
Players and officials are not going to put their careers on the line just for a bag of crisps and a pat on the back.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
The boxers in the ring will not be as illustrious as the figures in their corners, but careers will be on the line.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
She said:'I mean at that point in time his career was on the line.The Sun (2016) Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Definition of on the line from the Collins English Dictionary