down\ the\ line

adv. phr. informal
1. Down the road or street; straight ahead.

The church is down the line a few blocks.

2. All the way; completely; thoroughly.

Bob always follows the teacher's directions right down the line.

Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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