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English definition of “line sth up”

line sth up

phrasal verb with line     /laɪn/ verb [T]
C1 to prepare, organize, or arrange something: Have you got anything exciting lined up for the weekend? I've lined up a meeting with them for tomorrow morning. [+ to infinitive] Have you got anyone lined up to do the catering at the Christmas party?Planning, expecting and arrangingPlotting and trapping
(Definition of line sth up from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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