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line up

phrasal verb with line
 
 
/laɪn/ verb [T]
[I] to stand in a line: Thousands of people lined up to buy tickets on opening night.
to show your support for a person or idea: line up behind sb/sth A series of state and national leaders has lined up behind her fledgling candidacy.line up in support of sb/sth Despite the public's outrage, officers of the company have lined up in support of the policy.
Translations of “line up”
in Korean 즐서다…
in Arabic يَنتَظِم في صَفّ…
in Portuguese fazer fila…
in Catalan fer cua…
in Japanese 列を作る…
in Italian fare la fila…
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