Meaning of “get a line on sb” in the English Dictionary

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"get a line on sb" in British English

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get a line on sb

mainly US

to find out information about someone that you do not know:

I've been trying to get a line on the guy they've nominated with no luck.

(Definition of “get a line on sb” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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