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Russian translation of “line”

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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