To give a person line

Definition of To give a person line

to allow him more or less liberty until it is convenient to stop or check him, like a hooked fish that swims away with the line.

See also: Line



To get near
To get off
To get on
To get one's hand in
To get over
To get rid of
To get square with
To get the best of
To get the better of
To get the hang of
to get the lay of the land
To get the range of
To get the start
To get through
To get up
To gird on
To give
To give (one) the head
To give a handle
To give a loose
-To give a person line-
To give a piece of one's mind to
To give a say at
To give audience
To give away
To give back
To give battle
To give ear to
To give effect to
To give large
To give one rope
To give one the bag
To give one the dor
To give one the lie in his throat
To give one the slip
To give one to understand
To give order
To give place
To give possession
To give quarter
To give rein
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