go down the line


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go down the line

to go from person to person or thing to thing in a line of people or things. She went down the line, asking everyone for a dollar for a cup of coffee. Sam went down the line, passing out tickets.
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go down the line

in. to snort a line of cocaine. (Drugs.) They found her in the john, going down the line.
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I was tempted to go down The Line of Beauty, but the dark, devious and crucially important events at Wolf Hall also had a gripping fascination.
That will be for the people to judge as we go down the line.
Sheriff Morris told Mullan, who admitted assault: "With some hesitation, I will go down the line of community service and compensation.
Charcoal can be vital in revitalizing soil and leading to more effective agriculture and the benefits of that go down the line.
They go down the line and ask you questions and film you.
We have made a decision, that has been influenced by myself, to go down the line of producing home-grown talent.
Now, one union worker, sitting behind a computer terminal, can watch his robots put a 100 welds on cars as they go down the line.
It can be taken by the R on either the forehand or backhand side, and he can again go down the line or crosscourt.
The former Hearts star has the ability to hurt defenders with his pace and ability to go down the line.