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go down the line

To move from person to person or thing to thing, which are arranged in a line. One of the baristas finally went down the line, taking each person's order and then relaying them to the guys working behind the counter. Just open your closet, go down the line, and pick out the clothes you don't wear anymore—we can donate them.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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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McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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