fall into line
phrasal to comply with a certain course of action

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • fall into line — fall in/into line to start to accept the rules of a company or other organization. Employees were expected to fall into line with the company s new practices or face dismissal. (often + with) …   New idioms dictionary

  • fall into line — index conform, crystallize Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • fall into line — phrasal 1. : to fall in 2. : to comply or concur with a certain course of action or policy * * * fall into line To conform • • • Main Entry: ↑line * * * come/get/fall/ …   Useful english dictionary

  • fall into line — come/get/fall into line ► to start to officially agree with a plan or idea or to do something in the same way as other people, organizations, companies, etc.: »We are considering legal action if they do not come into line soon. Main Entry: ↑line …   Financial and business terms

  • fall into line — to do something similar. Once we bring out a CD ROM version, all our competitors will fall into line. If students see that everyone else in school is wearing a uniform, they tend to fall in line and wear one, too …   New idioms dictionary

  • fall into line — go and stand properly in a row (like soldiers) The students were forced to fall into line as they waited for the doors to open …   Idioms and examples

  • fall\ into\ line — • fall in(to) line See: in line, into line …   Словарь американских идиом

  • fall into line — ► fall in (or into) line conform. Main Entry: ↑fall …   English terms dictionary

  • fall into line — join in, become a part of; get in line …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fall into line with — comply with a particular course of action, agree with, come together, be compatible with …   English contemporary dictionary

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