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English definition of “line (sb) up”

line (sb) up

verb [T] uk phrasal verb with line   /laɪn/ us  
B2 to arrange people or things in a row or to stand in a row: A fight broke out behind me as we lined up to receive our food rations. The soldiers lined us up against a wall and I thought they were going to shoot us.Placing and positioning an object
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