in line to do sth

in line to do sth
in line to do sth
to have a very good chance of doing something: »

The water company is in line to make a 7% efficiency cost-saving on the project.

Main Entry: line

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • have a reporting line to sb/sth — ► to be managed directly by a person or group of people: »The post has a direct reporting line to senior management. Main Entry: ↑reporting line …   Financial and business terms

  • line — [laɪn] noun [countable] 1. also product line MARKETING a type of product that a company makes or sells, often with several different sizes, models etc; = RANGE: • It continues to get about two thirds of it …   Financial and business terms

  • line — line1 W1S1 [laın] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(on paper/on the ground)¦ 2¦(between two areas)¦ 3¦(of people/things)¦ 4¦(direction)¦ 5¦(on your face)¦ 6¦(phone)¦ 7¦(for trains)¦ 8¦(between two types of thing)¦ 9¦(shape/edge)¦ 10¦(w …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • line something up with something — ˌline sthˈup (with sth) derived to move one thing into a correct position in relation to another thing • To get good TV reception, the dish must be accurately lined up with the satellite. Main entry: ↑linederived …   Useful english dictionary

  • line — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 long thin mark on the surface of sth ADJECTIVE ▪ long ▪ short ▪ thick ▪ fine, thin ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • line — 1 noun LONG THIN MARK 1 (C) a long thin, usually continuous mark on a surface: A wiggly line showed where the river was. | straight line: Can you draw a straight line? | dotted line (=a broken straight line drawn or printed on paper): Sign your… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • line*/*/*/ — [laɪn] noun I 1) [C] a long thin mark on the surface of something Draw a straight line.[/ex] The replay showed the ball had crossed the line.[/ex] 2) [C] a row of people or things a line of palm trees[/ex] 3) [C] a thin mark on someone s skin… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • line sb/sth up — UK US line sb/sth up Phrasal Verb with line({{}}/laɪn/ verb [T] ► to organize something: »My editor lined up an interview with the CEO. »The limited company has lined up an investment ten times larger than its previous funding round. line sth up… …   Financial and business terms

  • line sth up — UK US line sb/sth up Phrasal Verb with line({{}}/laɪn/ verb [T] ► to organize something: »My editor lined up an interview with the CEO. »The limited company has lined up an investment ten times larger than its previous funding round. line sth up… …   Financial and business terms

  • line up — UK US line up Phrasal Verb with line({{}}/laɪn/ verb [T] ► [I] to stand in a line: »Thousands of people lined up to buy tickets on opening night. ► to show your support for a person or idea: line up behind sb/sth »A series of state and national… …   Financial and business terms

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