on the dotted line


: in full acceptance of a written statement or agreement
Please sign on the dotted line.

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The agent eventually got that agreement in writing, and Werner signed on the dotted line. Nicholas Quah, Vulture, 9 Mar. 2021 Fortunately for the directors' stress levels, the three actors did eventually sign on the dotted line, encouraged by both the movie's script, written by James Vanderbilt and Guy Busick, and by the filmmakers' own love for Craven's work. Clark Collis, EW.com, 11 Oct. 2021 For someone who made the All-Star Game last season and is averaging 20.8 points, 6.1 assists and 5.5 rebounds while playing second fiddle to Trae Young this year, that still might not be enough to get Murray to sign on the dotted line. Bryan Toporek, Forbes, 7 Mar. 2023 Despite a new contract not yet being signed on the dotted line, Dallas Cowboys tight end Dalton Schultz is in the building for the team’s three-day mandatory minicamp, which starts Tuesday at The Star in Frisco, according to The Dallas Morning News’ Michael Gehlken. Dallas News, 14 June 2022 Here is a 21-year-old kid who his agent tells all his suitors wants a fancy new car to sign on the dotted line. Meg Jacobs, CNN, 11 Apr. 2023 This could be enough for Pastrnak, on target as a soon-to-be free agent to sign the richest deal in franchise history, to scribble on the dotted line before his stock plummets. Kevin Paul Dupont, BostonGlobe.com, 26 Feb. 2023 Everyone seems equally sold on the potential of a better life — just sign on the dotted line. Lorraine Alitelevision Critic, Los Angeles Times, 17 Feb. 2023 Brandt verbally committed to Stanford last July, but didn't put his name on the dotted line during the early signing period at the end of December because coach David Shaw and the program parted ways. Kirkland Crawford, Detroit Free Press, 1 Feb. 2023 See More

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“On the dotted line.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/on%20the%20dotted%20line. Accessed 9 Jun. 2023.

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