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Draw a line   /drɔ ə laɪn/   Listen
Draw a line

verb
1.
Reasonably object (to) or set a limit (on).  Synonym: draw the line.






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"Draw a line" Quotes from Famous Books



... prevent it, I will give your message, myself, to the Queen of the Clouds, and you may send, as you say, your wedding decorations. But come what will—mark this—you shall not see her yourself to-day. You shall not speak to her. There I draw a line—so, with my stick in the dust, if you try to advance one step beyond, I stab you to the heart. Wait till to-morrow to take your prey. Give me one more night. Great god as you are, if you are wise, you will not drive an angry man ...
— The Great Taboo • Grant Allen



Words linked to "Draw a line" :   restrain, restrict, throttle, bound, confine, trammel, limit



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