in line


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Adj.1.in line - being next in a line of succession; "he was in line for the presidency"
succeeding - coming after or following
2.in line - awaiting something; especially something due; "people were in line at the checkout counter"; "she was in line for promotion"
eligible - qualified for or allowed or worthy of being chosen; "eligible to run for office"; "eligible for retirement benefits"; "an eligible bachelor"
Adv.1.in line - one behind another in a line or queue; "they waited in line for the tickets"
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There were approximately 500 people already in line.
People silently walked a picket line for hours on end, or sang freedom songs from dawn to dusk, or simply stood in line at a door they knew would not be opened, hour after hour, day after day.
When hundreds of thousands of people are waiting in line, those minutes add up.