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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
一行樹
The prisoners formed a line against the wall.
犯人靠牆站成了一排。
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)隊,排
Just get in line and wait your turn like everyone else.
和別人一樣排隊等著去。
I had to wait/stand in line for three hours to get tickets.
我排了三個小時的隊才買到票。
Things collected in lines or rings
a long line of a series of people or things that follow each other in time
(相繼的)一系列
She is the latest in a long line of controversial leaders.
她最近剛成為一系列頗具爭議的領導者之一。
He comes from a long line of doctors (= A lot of his relatives were doctors before him).
他出身醫生世家。
Order and sequenceSimultaneous and consecutive
(Definition of line noun (ROW) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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