draw the line


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draw the line

noun ascertained boundary, bound, boundary, delineate the boundary, determination, fix the boundary, fix the guideline, guideline, limit, limitation, outer limit, outer perimeter, perimeter, prescribed limit, prescribed limitation, restriction, set the parameter
See also: delimit, differentiate, discriminate, distinguish
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Growing up, Byrnes was aware of Aerosmith's music (as well as his physical resemblance), but he didn't totally come on board until Draw the Line.
I hate to see any language added to laws that try to set a standard to control excessive use because wherever you draw the line, you'll be drawing in the wrong place.
Mr Davies said: ``We have to draw the line somewhere.
They should know where to draw the line between formal writing and conversational writing.
I simply draw the line at speaking Spanish in a business that is on U.
As this union leader sees it: "It's the degree of practising the religion -- that's where we draw the line.