draw the line
or draw a line phrasal 1. to fix an arbitrary boundary between things that tend to intermingle 2. to fix a boundary excluding what one will not tolerate or engage in

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  • draw the line — set a limit We have to draw the line somewhere in regards to the costs of the party. (from Idioms in Speech) to insist on a limit; to set limits; to stop at a certain point; to point out what must not be done If we admit one Coloured child, we… …   Idioms and examples

  • draw the line —    When you draw the line, you set out limits of what you find acceptable, beyond which you will not go.   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    If you decide to draw the line, you determine when an activity or situation becomes unacceptable.     …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

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