Focus on the pronunciation of reporting line
English definition of “reporting line”
noun [C] HR, WORKPLACE, MANAGEMENT
› [usually plural] used to refer to the way that employees have a manager, that manager is the responsibility of another manager, etc.: The departmental restructuring included changes in reporting lines. The project needs clearer reporting lines. We need to review the structure, shorten reporting lines, and reallocate responsibilities.
have a reporting line to sb/sth › to be managed directly by a person or group of people: The post has a direct reporting line to senior management.