draw a line


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draw a line

To set a (figurative) boundary, indicating what one is not willing or able to do. I'm prepared to do some cosmetic fixes on our new home, but I draw a line at major renovation. Aunt Peggy was fine with us setting her up on a date, but she drew a line at letting us create an online dating profile.
See also: draw, line