Usually plot lines. dialogue that advances the plot, as in a play or motion-picture script.
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How to use plot line in a sentence
There were too many main characters, too many competing plot lines.How In the Heights went from a student musical to one of the summer’s biggest movies | Constance Grady | June 11, 2021 | Vox
In 2017, Netflix started releasing interactive TV series and films that allow viewers to click on their screens to affect character decisions and plot lines.Netflix is seriously flirting with a push into video games | Adam Epstein | May 21, 2021 | Quartz
Their divorce became a plot line on the show and the rumor reemerged.Thank you, Kordell Stewart, for thoughtful response to ‘the rumor’ | Kevin Naff | February 5, 2021 | Washington Blade
The Expanse’s plot lines sometimes seem too fantastical to him, he said.Elon Musk busts Clubhouse limit, fans stream to YouTube, he switches to interviewing Robinhood CEO | Mike Butcher | February 1, 2021 | TechCrunch
The series, rife with cliche character tropes and predictable plot lines, he contends, offers little worth looking up from your phone to take in.
The first black president was a hotter plot line than the first woman president.Don’t Run for President, Hillary. Become a ‘Post-President’ Instead | Tina Brown | May 2, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
In the Sky-Sarah plot line, says Gallagher, an important transformation occurs: "A guy and a doll save their souls."New York’s Greatest Show Or How They Did Not Screw Up ‘Guys and Dolls’ | Ross Wetzsteon | April 6, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Specifically, the plot line where that one girl dated that one black guy.‘Downton Abbey’ Finale Review: The Depressing Demise of a Once-Great Show | Kevin Fallon | February 24, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The beauty of the progressive narrative was that it provided a natural plot line, established by the minute, the hour, the day.The Night Vince Lombardi Lay Awake Brooding Over a 49-0 Win | W.C. Heinz | January 25, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Polonium is also at the center of a major plot line currently playing out on the daytime soap opera General Hospital.Radioactive Revelations Raise the Question: Who Killed Arafat? | Maysoon Zayid | November 8, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST