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    Hello my teacher.

    what does get a line off mean?

    Thank you..................

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    Could you give us a little context please? It would help.
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    I haven't heard it. ;-(

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    In the line of ....................something.

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    In the line of duty? ;-?

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    "In the line of" might refer to some subject the speaker has in mind. Possibly. More context would almost surely be helpful.

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    In the line of fire?

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    In the line of duty? ;-?
    What does it mean

    In the line of promotion.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ESL-lover
    In the line of duty? ;-?
    What does it mean

    In the line of promotion.
    "In the line of promotion" or "in line to be promoted" means that the person in question will be considered when there is an opening for a promotion.

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    In the line of duty means that someone did something, usually exceptional or different, as part of their work- police can get killed in the line of duty, when they are trying to help.

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