on the dotted line

idiom

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

Examples of on the dotted line in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But two of the five companies backed out at the last minute before Kardashian and co-writers Paula Pell and Janine Brito signed with Netflix on the dotted line. Rebecca Rubin, Variety, 26 Nov. 2023 German chancellor Olaf Scholz and Intel chief executive officer Pat Gelsinger are meeting in Berlin, Germany, to sign on the dotted line at 2.45pm local time today. Ananya Bhattacharya, Quartz, 19 June 2023 Upon signing on the dotted line, there are a few other products (all completely optional) for Tara to consider that will increase her monthly payment, but may save her from out-of-pocket expenses later on. Megan Ditrolio, Marie Claire, 19 July 2021 Norquist’s pledge has been around since 1986; in recent election cycles, GOP candidates have essentially been required to sign on the dotted line. Alex Shephard, The New Republic, 7 July 2021 Meanwhile Mundo Deportivo reports that panic is setting in at the Camp Nou and there is now a rush to get the Argentine to sign on the dotted line. Tom Sanderson, Forbes, 22 June 2021 Fees associated with bad credit loans: Loans include a variety of fees, so be sure to read the fine print before signing on the dotted line. Mia Taylor, Fortune, 8 Dec. 2022 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

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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 19 Jul. 2024.

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