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get a line


Definitions from WordNet

Verb get a line has 1 sense
  1. learn, hear, get word, get wind, pick up, find out, get a line, discover, see - get to know or become aware of, usually accidentally; "I learned that she has two grown-up children"; "I see that you have been promoted"
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    => Somebody ----s PP

Definitions from the Web

Get a Line


Get a Line is an idiomatic expression meaning to have a cigarette or smoke a tobacco product. It can also refer to receiving a phone call or establishing communication with someone.


As an expression to smoke:

  • Sense: To smoke a cigarette or tobacco product
  • Usage:
  • Example 1: After a long day at work, John stepped outside to get a line and relax.
  • Example 2: Do you mind if I join you to get a line? I need a break from this intense meeting.

As an expression to receive a phone call or establish communication:

  • Sense: To receive a phone call or establish communication with someone
  • Usage:
  • Example 1: She said she will get a line to her friend and pass along the message.
  • Example 2: The company's customer service is excellent; whenever I have an issue, I can get a line to their support team within seconds.

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