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line

noun (ROW)     /laɪn/
[C] a group of people or things arranged in a row 行,排,列 a line of trees 一行树 The prisoners formed a line against the wall. 犯人靠墙站成了一排。 Things collected in lines or rings
[C] US ( UK queue) a group of people standing one behind the other who are waiting for something (一群人排列等候所形成的)队,排 Just get in line and wait your turn like everyone else. 和别人一样排队等着去。 I had to wait/stand in line for three hours to get tickets. 我排了3个小时的队才买到票。 Things collected in lines or rings
a long line of
a series of people or things that follow each other in time (相继的)一系列 She is the latest in a long line of controversial leaders. 她最近刚成为一系列颇具争议的领导者之一。 He comes from a long line of doctors (= A lot of his relatives were doctors before him). 他出身医生世家。 Order and sequenceSimultaneous and consecutive
(Definition of line noun (ROW) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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