Translation of "line" - English-Russian dictionary

line

noun uk us /laɪn/
MARK [ C ]

A2 a long, thin mark

линия
Sign your name on the dotted line.
Draw a line around your hand.
ROW [ C ]

a row of people or things

ряд
a line of trees
We formed two lines, men on one side and women on the other.
ROPE ETC [ C ]

a piece of rope or wire with a particular purpose

веревка, провод, леска
TELEPHONE [ C ]

B2 the connection between two telephones

линия связи
I've got Neil on the line for you (= waiting to speak to you).
I'll be with you in a moment - could you hold the line (= wait), please?
WAITING [ C, U ] US ( UK queue)

a row of people waiting for something, one behind the other

очередь
We were standing in line for hours to get tickets.
SONG/POEM [ C ]

B1 a row of words on a page, for example in a song or poem

строка
The same line is repeated throughout the poem.
lines

the words spoken by an actor in a performance

роль, слова роли
I don't know how actors remember all their lines.
OPINION [ C ]

the official opinion of an organization

политика, линия
[ usually singular ] the government's line on immigration
along the lines of sth

based on and similar to something

сделанный на основе чего-либо, похожий на что-либо
He gave a talk along the lines of the one he gave in Oxford.
sb's line of reasoning/thinking, etc

your reasons for believing that something is true or right

последовательность доводов/ход мысли и т. д.
PRODUCT [ C ]

a type of product that a company sells

ассортимент, серия изделий
They're advertising a new line in garden furniture.
DIRECTION [ C ]

the direction that something moves in

линия, направление
He can't kick the ball in a straight line.
lines

the marks that older people have on their faces, when the skin is loose

морщины
BORDER [ C ] US

a border between two areas

граница
the New York state line
be on the line

If someone's job is on the line, they may lose it.

быть в опасности, под угрозой
be in line for sth

to be likely to get something good, especially a job

иметь шанс на что-либо
be in line with sth

to be similar to and suitable for something

быть в соответствии с чем-либо
a pay increase in line with inflation
→ See also the bottom line , dotted line , front line , hard line , draw the line at sth , toe the (party) line

(Translation of “line noun” from the Cambridge English–Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)