LINE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of LINE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
line
 v.  a long, thin mark on the surface of something
 n.  a group of people or things arranged in a row
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  Then new arrivals disarranged the line and Jordan and I were pushed suddenly inside.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 7
2  I called Gatsby's house a few minutes later, but the line was busy.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 8
3  There has never been the least departure from the strict line of fact.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XL
4  Beyond their dark line there was a ribbon of clear sky, hardly broad enough to hold the red large moon.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter LIII
5  The soldiers were in front of us, extending into a pretty wide line with an interval between man and man.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter V
6  There never was such another drunken madman in that line of business, I hope.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 13. THE SEQUEL OF MY RESOLUTION
7  Quite an untaught genius, I made the discovery of the line of action for myself.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter VI
8  It's one of the drawbacks of our line of business.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 30. A LOSS
9  'It ain't that I complain of my line of business,' said Mr. Omer.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 30. A LOSS
10  She lay between us, and the red light; and every taper line and spar was visible against the glow.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 57. THE EMIGRANTS
11  Ivan drove off to the road and fell into line with the other loaded carts.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 3: Chapter 12
12  "Something else in the same line," he said to himself bitterly, opening the second telegram.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 4: Chapter 17
13  But you have not drawn the line between honest and dishonest work.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 6: Chapter 11
14  Sergey Ivanovitch wound up the last line, untied the horse, and they drove off.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 3: Chapter 3
15  She had come in with the last line of their song and she had stood still listening and looking at them.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
Example Sentence: (163 in 11 pages)
16  A broken blue line means the course of a waterless valley.
17  Your hand luxuriant line entanglements into the city in whose laughter.
18  The camera panned along the line of players.
19  I'd be laying my career/life on the line by giving you that information.
20  Draw a line down that page's center.
21  These issues have created a stark fault line within the Peace Process.
22  The new trolleybus line was routed through the commercial district.
23  He drew an oblique line form one corner of the paper to the other.
24  The data can be represented graphically in a line diagram.
25  Let's first suppose the second defense line has been destroyed.
26  The production line involves a high degree of specialization of labour.
27  There was an echo on the line and I couldn't hear clearly.
28  He had placed himself directly in my line of sight.
29  One must draw the line somewhere.
30  Take a sheet of paper and draw a line down the middle.