a long thin mark
a long thin mark in the skin
a very long wire for telephones or electricity
piece of string, rope, or wire
all the words that are beside each other on a page
what a train moves along
an area of interest, activity or work
an officially stated set of ideas, methods
mark sth with lines
form a line along sth
stand or be in rows along a street, etc.
"the line of soldiers advanced with their bayonets fixed"
"they were arrayed in line of battle"
"the cast stood in line for the curtain call"
"He drew a line on the chart"
"the line stretched clear around the corner"
"you must wait in a long line at the checkout counter"
"the letter consisted of three short lines"
"there are six lines in every stanza"
"they attacked the enemy's line"
"I can't follow your line of reasoning"
"the government took a firm course"
"historians can only point out those lines for which evidence is available"
"his face has many lines"
"ironing gets rid of most wrinkles"
"a pipeline runs from the wells to the seaport"
"in line with"
"he got out of line"
"toe the line"
"his entire lineage has been warriors"
"a washing line"
"he's not in my line of business"
"it must go through official channels"
"lines of communication were set up between the two firms"
"a nice line of shoes"
"she was humming an air from Beethoven"
"`let me show you my etchings' is a rather worn line"
"he has a smooth line but I didn't fall for it"
"that salesman must have practiced his fast line of talk"
"drop me a line when you get there"
"there is a narrow line between sanity and insanity"
"trees line the riverbank"
"line the gloves"
"line a chimney"
"draw a line"
"trace the outline of a figure in the sand"
"sorrow had lined his face"
"line one's pockets"
"lined books are more enduring"
In the bow, with the neat coiled spirals of lines.
出自： I. Shaw
His coat, once lined with fox, turned dry and bald.
出自： S. Bellow
And poplar that with silver lines his leaf.
All the pictures fairest lin'd Are but black to Rosalinde.
出自：As You Like It , Shakespeare
Here is a way plainly lined out to cheat the Rats and Mice.
出自： A. Yarranton
让这些人站成一行,看看见证人能否从中把罪犯认出来。 line up
I hate lining up in the cold to go to a cinema.
He lined up behind the others to wait his turn.
Everybody lines up, facing the front.
The customers lined up at the counter.
顾客在柜台前排成一队。 line sth ⇔ up
Line up the glasses and I'll fill them.
The children were lined up ready to go into school.
They were lined up ready to leave the classroom.
A small crowd is lined up to see the guests off.
The funeral cars are lined up, ready to leave.
Cars were lined up along the road for a mile.
汽车在街上排起一英里长的行列。 line sb/sth ⇔ up
I had lined up a wonderful cast.
We've lined up Pavarotti for the main role in the opera.
We've lined him up to sing the main role.
What shows are lined up for tonight's broadcast?
在窗子旁站成一排,以便人家就能看见你们。 line sb up against sth
The prisoners were lined up against a wall and shot.
那些囚犯靠墙站成一行,然后被枪毙。 line up against sb/sth
How many voters have lined up against the politician?
有多少选民反对那位政客呢? line sb up against sth
We must line more people up against the government.
The river banks were lined with people watching the boat race.
Please drop me a line (或a few lines) as soon as possible.
Just a line to tell you that I have failed to the examination.
误 A long line of coloured flags were seen moving toward the gate.
正 A long line of coloured flags was seen moving toward the gate.
析 a line of+ n. 作主语时,谓语动词的数由line决定,而不依其后的名词。
误 Vegetable and fruit stands lined on both sides of the street.
正 Vegetable and fruit stands lined both sides of the street.
正 The street was lined on both sides with vegetable and fruit stands.