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line

noun     /laɪn/
MARK [C]
A2 a long, thin mark линия a horizontal/straight/vertical line Sign your name on the dotted line. Draw a line around your hand.Parts of geometrical shapes
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.Things collected in lines or ringsOrder and sequenceSimultaneous and consecutive
ROPE ETC [C]
a piece of rope or wire with a particular purpose веревка, провод, леска a clothes/fishing lineCords, ropes, cables and string
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?Communicating by telephone
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.Things collected in lines or rings
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.Printing and word processingPieces of writing
lines
the words spoken by an actor in a performance роль, слова роли I don't know how actors remember all their lines.Casting, roles and scripts
OPINION [C]
the official opinion of an organization политика, линия [usually singular] the government's line on immigrationOpinions, beliefs and points of view
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.Being based on or depending on somethingSimilar and the sameDescribing people with the same qualities
sb's line of reasoning/thinking, etc
your reasons for believing that something is true or right последовательность доводов/ход мысли и т. д. Motives and reasons
PRODUCT [C]
a type of product that a company sells ассортимент, серия изделий They're advertising a new line in garden furniture.Products and producersBuying and selling in general
DIRECTION [C]
the direction that something moves in линия, направление He can't kick the ball in a straight line.Railways and railway lines
lines
the marks that older people have on their faces, when the skin is loose морщины Skin complaints and blemishes
BORDER [C] US
a border between two areas граница the New York state lineFootball/soccerGeneral terms used in ball sportsContinents and regions of the worldCountry namesCountry and nation
be on the line
If someone's job is on the line, they may lose it. быть в опасности, под угрозой Firing staff and being fired
be in line for sth
to be likely to get something good, especially a job иметь шанс на что-либо Possible and probable
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 inflationSuitable and acceptableQuite good, or not very goodBeing or appearing similar or the same
→  See also the bottom line , dotted line , front line , hard line , draw the line at sth , toe the (party) line
(Definition of line noun from the Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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