down the line
phrasal 1. all the way ; fully 2. in the future

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • down the line — {adv. phr.}, {informal} 1. Down the road or street; straight ahead. * /The church is down the line a few blocks./ 2. All the way; completely; thoroughly. * /Bob always follows the teacher s directions right down the line./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • down the line — {adv. phr.}, {informal} 1. Down the road or street; straight ahead. * /The church is down the line a few blocks./ 2. All the way; completely; thoroughly. * /Bob always follows the teacher s directions right down the line./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • down-the-line — adjective Date: 1940 complete < a down the line union supporter > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane — Infobox Film | name =The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane caption = promotional poster for US release director =Nicolas Gessner producer =Zev Braun writer =Laird Koenig starring =Jodie Foster Martin Sheen Alexis Smith Mort Shuman Scott Jacoby… …   Wikipedia

  • Ship of the line — A ship of the line was a type of naval warship constructed from the 17th century through the mid 19th century, to take part in the the naval tactic known as the line of battle, in which two columns of opposing warships would manoeuvre to bring… …   Wikipedia

  • List of ships of the line of the United States Navy — This is a list of ships of the line of the United States Navy. Because of the operating expense, a number of these were never launched, but were maintained on the stocks, sometimes for decades, in case of an urgent need.* America given to France… …   Wikipedia

  • The Fast Show — Title Card for the Fosters Funny Series of The Fast Show. Format Sketch comedy …   Wikipedia

  • The Rolling Stones — Rolling Stones redirects here. For other uses, see Rolling Stones (disambiguation). The Rolling Stones Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Ronnie Wood, Charlie Watts …   Wikipedia

  • line — See: BLOW ONE S LINES or FLUFF ONE S LINES, CHOW LINE, DOWN THE LINE, DRAW A LINE or DRAW THE LINE, DROP A LINE, END OF THE ROAD or END OF THE LINE, FOUL LINE, GOAL LINE, GOAL LINE STAND, HOLD THE LINE, HOOK, LINE AND SINKER, IN LINE, IN LINE… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • line — See: BLOW ONE S LINES or FLUFF ONE S LINES, CHOW LINE, DOWN THE LINE, DRAW A LINE or DRAW THE LINE, DROP A LINE, END OF THE ROAD or END OF THE LINE, FOUL LINE, GOAL LINE, GOAL LINE STAND, HOLD THE LINE, HOOK, LINE AND SINKER, IN LINE, IN LINE… …   Dictionary of American idioms

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”