in line with (someone or something)

in line with (someone or something)

In agreement or accordance with someone or something; consistent with someone or something. In line with our normal policies, he will be suspended for four games. These new regulations don't seem to be in line with the way the administration has operated previously. He has voted in line with the president nearly 100 percent of the time.
See also: line

(be) in/out of ˈline with somebody/something

be in agreement/disagreement with something: Her views on education are quite out of line with the official view.The changes being made are in line with the new policy.
See also: line, of, out, somebody, something