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English definition of “sign on the dotted line”

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sign on the dotted line

informal
to agree to do something, especially by signing an agreement: If you want to join the club, all you have to do is sign on the dotted line.
Translations of “sign on the dotted line”
in Chinese (Traditional) 在簽字處簽名同意…
in Chinese (Simplified) 在签字处签名同意…
(Definition of sign on the dotted line from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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