He wants the status and he knows by aligning himself with Nucky and doing business with him that he will be granted these things.
And so the stars seem to be aligning into one of those moments where, as Seamus Heaney once wrote, “hope and history rhyme.”
Turkey under the Justice and Development Party (AKP) has never wanted to appear to be aligning itself with Western policies.
By peddling merchandise and aligning with other high-end brands, it is also evolving into a broader business.
The speaker conjures up centuries of collective sagacity, aligning oneself with an eternal, inarguable good.
The battalion adjutant assists in aligning the battalion and then takes his post.
Into what groups are type faces divided for aligning purposes?
Aunt Delia McCormick surprised every one by aligning herself with this latter minority.
In "Right front into line, double time" halting and aligning commands are omitted.
In pistol shooting, all resolves itself into aligning the pistol and discharging the bullet.
early 15c., "to copulate" (of wolves, dogs), literally "to range (things) in a line," from Middle French aligner, from Old French alignier "set, lay in line," from à "to" (see ad-) + lignier "to line," from Latin lineare, from linea (see line (n.)). Transitive or reflective sense of "to fall into line" is from 1853. International political sense is attested from 1934. No justification for the French spelling, and aline was an early native form. Related: Aligned; aligning.