line (something) with (something)

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line (something) with (something)

To cover or fill the inner surface of something with some other material, substance, or objects. I lined my coat with wool to keep me warm in the winter. It turns out that the previous owners had lined the walls with asbestos, so we had to gut the entire building. These greedy merchants are just looking for ways to line their pockets with gold.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

line something with something

to place a layer of something over the inside surface of something. You should line the drawers with clean paper before you use them. I want to line this jacket with new material.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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