Meaning of “line (sb) up” in the English Dictionary


"line (sb) up" in English

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line (sb) up

phrasal verb with line uk /laɪn/ us /laɪn/ verb [ T ]

B2 to arrange people or things in a row or to stand in a row:

A fight broke out behind me as we lined up to receive our food rations.
The soldiers lined us up against a wall and I thought they were going to shoot us.

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