somewhere along the line

somewhere along the line

  (informal)
at some point during a period or an activity I don't know what went wrong with our relationship but somewhere along the line we stopped loving each other.
See also: line, somewhere

somewhere along the line

At some point in time, as in Somewhere along the line I'm sure I climbed that mountain. [Mid-1900s]
See also: line, somewhere
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But they have referred their own report to prosecutors in Switzerland because they suspect criminal activity was involved somewhere along the line.
Surely I cannot be alone in thinking that somewhere along the line they have been short-changed in that part of the west country.
Continued on Page 5 "It seems that she had gone to investigate the water pick-up from the river and somewhere along the line she had either slipped or lost her footing, and fallen into the river.
He added that somewhere along the line, Januzaj has to get some protection if he is going to continue playing in the same style he is.
3m in 2008, whether it is local taxpayers' money or not, somewhere along the line it will have come out of the taxpayers' pockets.
The loss of that money, while small in overall terms set against the board's budget, will have an impact somewhere along the line.
The centre was originally built for good quality shops but somewhere along the line it has failed miserably and to add another disaster they have Primark at the top of the city.
30pm)THE problem with creating a successful TV show in which you scam unsuspecting victims in an effort to show them how to avoid a real con artist from doing the same thing is that somewhere along the line you're going to get so famous that people see you coming.
I grew up watching all those players and I loved the chance to talk to some of my idols before the match but I couldn't help feeling afterwards that, somewhere along the line, somebody missed a trick.
Another flawless season would be too much to ask even of this paragon - somewhere along the line either injury or defeat would compromise him and leave an air of regret that he hadn't been retired at the peak of his powers.
Somewhere along the line, Schwarzenegger, along with many other governors, has forgotten that they, not the president, control the 50 states' National Guard units whose main purpose is to protect the individual states and its citizens.
And somewhere along the line, without my knowledge, I was crowned "the queen of technology products"--I must get every announcement on the latest version of every new gizmo.
Somewhere along the line, I decided I could lust for more land and live the "what might have been's" or I could relish what we do have and enjoy it to the fullest.
Somewhere along the line, the whole off-road thing stopped being funny.
If such excursions pile in on themselves, your mind can even begin to create a kind of composite world where picture-memory, glimpses, bits of late-night gossip and sniffs of debate all start to mix in one's mind and somewhere along the line add to your reservoir of ideas.