What does line in the sand mean?

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  1. line in the sand(Noun)

    a defining moment, a cutoff point.


  1. Line In The Sand

    SG-1 tries to defend a planet from the Ori by hiding its people in another dimension. Vala attempts to convince her husband Tomin of the Ori's true motives.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of line in the sand in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of line in the sand in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Chuck Jones:

    We didn't ask for this fight, but we have to draw a line in the sand somewhere.

  2. Donald Trump:

    We went from mistakes in Iraq to Egypt to Libya to President Obama’s line in the sand in Syria.

  3. Donald Trump:

    If President Obama had crossed his stated Red Line In The Sand, the Syrian disaster would have ended long ago! Animal Assad would have been history!

  4. The Australian Women:

    In the last two years I have worked every single day living and raising up an online community of people who supported each other ... I understand the confusion and the suspicion, but I also know that people need to draw a line in the sand where they still treat someone with some level of respect or humility — and I have not been receiving that.

  5. Jeffrey Gundlach:

    I still believe that there is a danger of repeat of a Treasury meltup that 2014 did end up bringing, particularly into the crescendo of October 15, if something can't go up, it has to go down. Yields can't seem to go up. They might go down. And if they go down any amount again, if the 10-year goes below 2 percent, even below 2.20 percent, that's the line in the sand I am talking about.

Images & Illustrations of line in the sand

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