draw the line. to put a limit on what you will do or allow to happen, esp. because you feel something is wrong: I’ll do whatever my company asks me to, but I draw the line when someone asks me to lie for them. (Definition of draw the line from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
line drawing in American English. noun. a drawing done exclusively in line, providing gradations in tone entirely through variations in width and density. Most material © 2005, 1997, 1991 by Penguin Random House LLC.
draw the line meaning: 1. to never do something because you think it is wrong: 2. to never do something because you think…. Learn more.
To clearly separate or create boundaries for two things. If you're going to work closely with your wife, you really need to draw the line between your professional life and your personal life. See also: draw, line. Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.
Draw the line definition: to know at what point an activity or situation stops being reasonable and starts to be... | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples
1 : to make (a picture, image, etc.) by making lines on a surface especially with a pencil, pen, marker, chalk, etc., but not usually with paint He drew me a picture of the bike. = He drew a picture of the bike for me. The computer can draw the graph for you. See More Examples.
From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English. draw the line (at something) draw the line (at something) to allow or accept something up to a particular point, but not beyond it I don’t mind doing some gardening but I draw the line at digging. → draw Examples from the Corpus draw the line (at something) • Once again, it is left to the courts to draw the line according to their overall judgment of the facts.
From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English. draw a line (between something) draw a line (between something) DIFFERENT. to think or show that one thing is different from another Adolescents often use drugs simply to try to draw a line between their own and their parents’ way of life. → draw Examples from the Corpus draw a line (between something) • Ventura has effectively drawn a line against his own involvement in the 2000 race.