into line


: into a state of agreement or cooperation
It was difficult to get/bring everyone into line.

Examples of into line in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Now Prosus needs to bring its other investments into line. Stephen Wilmot, WSJ, 18 Sep. 2023 Until the West can come up with a more persuasive argument of its own, African nations are unlikely to jump into line behind it. Adam Taylor, Washington Post, 27 July 2023 Easing off the throttle a tiny amount brings the car right back into line. Csaba Csere, Car and Driver, 7 Sep. 2023 In time, rents will come into line as supply and demand come into balance. USA TODAY, 25 July 2023 After that, there was an effort in Europe and North America to push the continent into line. Adam Taylor, Washington Post, 27 July 2023 On a recent Sunday evening, fans crowded into line outside a multiplex in India’s capital city of New Delhi. Robbie Whelan, WSJ, 4 July 2023 This change will bring expenses and revenue back into line while preserving our core assets and long term upside. Todd Spangler, Variety, 30 June 2023 In some ways, Freetown’s trajectory paralleled that of the American colonies, as a series of governors imposed increasingly stringent measures to force the settlers into line. Francine Uenuma, Smithsonian Magazine, 14 June 2023 See More

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“Into line.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Oct. 2023.

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