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plot line

or plot·line  (plŏt′līn′)
n.
1. A literary or dramatic plot; a story line.
2. One of the narrative strands forming a complex plot: "woven a web of intersecting plotlines about military intrigue, marital infidelity and—of course—shady real-estate deals" (Dave Itzkoff).
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Noun1.plot line - the plot of a book or play or film
plot - the story that is told in a novel or play or movie etc.; "the characters were well drawn but the plot was banal"
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However, the move has allegedly left soap bosses frantically working to develop a new plot line that would allow Emma's character to take at least eight weeks away from Albert Square.
There's nothing particularly gritty or profound here, and you are clomped over the head by every twist and plot line. But with plenty of pace and comedy banter from the chalk and cheese pair, these bad girls are fun to watch.
During these operations, several barriers, guard rooms, entry gate, iron grills, electric generators and other encroachments installed on the right of way or beyond the plot line are being demolished.
While the show continued to move on, on paper, the fantasy saga halted in 2011's 'A Dance With Dragons' with the murder of Jon Snow, a twist in the plot line that concluded season 5 finale in 2015.
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"They made up this whole plot line about how I somehow decided to create Facebook to attract girls."
One episode, is not adequate to develop characters and plot line.
I'd just like to point out that this plot line is extremely demeaning to men, even if Leanne finds what he's serving rather delicious.
The main plot line that kept me reading was the love triangle.