Draw The Line




Previous Page

Draw The Line : Phrases



Meaning:

Define a threshold that can't be crossed without action or retaliation.


Example:

You can leave your pet skunk outside, but I
draw the line at bringing it inside the house.


Origin:

Comes from one of the Psalms which contains a reference about "drawing a line in the sand" meaning to
proceed no further. It has been shortened to draw the line.





Phrases Index





From Draw The Line to HOME PAGE














© Copyright 2016 english-for-students.com.