line sb/sth up

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 for sb »

The teacher said she had lined up an internship for one of her bright female students.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • ˌline (sb/sth) ˈup — phrasal verb to form a row, or to put people or things in a row The books are lined up on a shelf above the desk.[/ex] All children must line up when the whistle goes.[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • bring sth into line with sth — bring sth into line (with sth) ► to make something the same as or similar to something else: »He d like to bring the pay of an Army private into line with that of a police constable. Main Entry: ↑line …   Financial and business terms

  • in line for sth — ► likely to get something: »American banks are first in line for the small, low risk deals. »Mortgage brokers could be next in line for a ban on commissions. Main Entry: ↑line …   Financial and business terms

  • in line with sth — ► similar to something or at the same level as something: »The company s results are in line withstock market expectations. »We are seeking a pay rise that s in line with inflation. Main Entry: ↑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

  • have a reporting line to sth — 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 — 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 — 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 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

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