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How to use inline in a sentence
Domestically, the prime minister maintains the dubious line that he is the only man who can keep the still-fragile peace.
Last week I turned 40, a bittersweet occasion because I crossed the line to living longer without my mother than with her.
This is a guy who has his son-in-law clean his eyeglasses, for crying out loud.
Completed in 1953 and composed with standard line breaks and punctuation, the book was completely ignored upon submission.
Is it any wonder that the interests of large corporations and unions get to the front of the line?
In this position, the line of cavalry formed the chord of the arc described by the river, and occupied by us.
Our talk ranged from the Panhandle to the Canada line, while our horses jogged steadily southward.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
I have drawn a Line between the figures at the extream changes, that next below the Line is the extream.Tintinnalogia, or, the Art of Ringing|Richard Duckworth and Fabian Stedman
My station was on the right of the line, where the breastwork, ending in a redoubt, was steep and high.
The engineer officer charged with preparing the line of retreat reported that the one bridge across the Elster was not sufficient.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
British Dictionary definitions for inline
Other Idioms and Phrases with inline
Also, in line with. In conformity or agreement; within ordinary or proper limits. For example, The new policy was intended to keep prices in line with their competitors, or It's up to the supervisor to keep the nurses in line. Also see fall in line.
Also, on line. Waiting behind others in a row or queue. For example, The children stood in line for their lunches, or There were at least 50 persons on line for opera tickets.
in line for. Next in order for, as in He is next in line for the presidency. All of these terms employ line in the sense of “an orderly row or series of persons or objects,” a usage dating from the 1500s.