Meaning of “fall in line” in the English Dictionary


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fall in line

also fall into line

If a person in an organization falls in/into line, he, she, or it starts to follow the rules and behave according to expected standards of behaviour:

Teachers are expected to fall in line with the new regulations.

(Definition of “fall in line” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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