along the line

idiom

informal
: during a process or series of events : at some point in the past
He seems to have lost his interest in music somewhere along the line.

Examples of along the line in a Sentence

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“Along the line.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/along%20the%20line. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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