Traducción: de espanol

on the line

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  • On the line — Line Line, n. [OE. line, AS. l[=i]ne cable, hawser, prob. from L. linea a linen thread, string, line, fr. linum flax, thread, linen, cable; but the English word was influenced by F. ligne line, from the same L. word linea. See {Linen}.] 1. A… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • toe the line — or[toe the mark] {v. phr.} To be very careful to do just what you are supposed to do; obey the rules and do your duties. * /The new teacher will make Joe toe the line./ * /Bill s father is strict with him and he has to toe the mark./ Compare:… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • toe the line — or[toe the mark] {v. phr.} To be very careful to do just what you are supposed to do; obey the rules and do your duties. * /The new teacher will make Joe toe the line./ * /Bill s father is strict with him and he has to toe the mark./ Compare:… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • down the line — {adv. phr.}, {informal} 1. Down the road or street; straight ahead. * /The church is down the line a few blocks./ 2. All the way; completely; thoroughly. * /Bob always follows the teacher s directions right down the line./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • down the line — {adv. phr.}, {informal} 1. Down the road or street; straight ahead. * /The church is down the line a few blocks./ 2. All the way; completely; thoroughly. * /Bob always follows the teacher s directions right down the line./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • hold the line — {v. phr.} To keep a situation or trouble from getting worse; hold steady; prevent a setback or loss. * /The mayor held the line on taxes./ * /The company held the line on employment./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • hold the line — {v. phr.} To keep a situation or trouble from getting worse; hold steady; prevent a setback or loss. * /The mayor held the line on taxes./ * /The company held the line on employment./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • on the line — See: LAY ON THE LINE or PUT ON THE LINE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • on the line — See: LAY ON THE LINE or PUT ON THE LINE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • hold the line — phrasal to maintain the current position or situation < hold the line on prices > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • on the line — phrasal 1. at great risk < puts his future on the line by backing that policy > 2. on the border between two categories …   New Collegiate Dictionary


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