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  1. toe the line(verb)

    do what is expected


  1. toe the line(Verb)

    To abide by the rules or conventions.


  1. Toe the line

    "Toe the line" is an idiomatic expression meaning to conform to a rule or a standard. Other phrases which were once used in the early 1800s and have the same meaning were toe the mark and toe the plank.

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toe the line

to act according to the rules.

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