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Definition of line up phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

line up

 phrasal verb
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to stand in a line or row; to form a queue / line Line up, children! Cars lined up waiting to board the ship.

    line up somebody

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    line up something

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    line somebody up

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    line something up

     
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  1. 1to arrange people or things in a straight line or row The suspects were lined up against the wall. He lined the bottles up along the shelf.
  2. 2to arrange for an event or activity to happen, or arrange for somebody to be available to do something Mark had a job lined up when he left college. I've got a lot lined up this week (= I'm very busy). She's lined up a live band for the party.

line somethingup (with something)

 
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to move one thing into a correct position in relation to another thing To get good TV reception, the dish must be accurately lined up with the satellite.

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