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English definition of “toe the (party) line”

toe the (party) line

to do what someone in authority tells you to do although you may not agree with itObedient and compliantObeying and breaking the lawCustom, tradition and conformity
(Definition of toe the (party) line from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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