(1) a telephone connection 电话线路
117.Rachel: Okay, Daddy, Daddy, that's the other line.
120.Chandler: She's on the other line. She's gonna call me back.
(2) a remark, especially when somebody says it to achieve a particular purpose (尤指为达到某种目的说的)
101.Joey: I can't believe you didn't know it was a line!
106.Chandler: Oh yeah, and what would my opening line be? 'Excuse me. Blarrglarrghh.'
(3) a long thin mark on a surface 线；线条
106.Phoebe: [reading Monica's palm]No, 'cause this line is passion, and this is… just a line.
(4) a row of people or things next to each other or behind each other 排；行；列
107.Ross: Well, it was the only thing to do there that didn't have a line.
(5) the words spoken by an actor in a play or film/movie (戏剧或电影的)台词，对白
211.Joey: It's like, you got so many lines to learn so fast, that sometimes you need a minute to remember your next
one. So while you're thinkin' of it, you take this big pause where you look all intense, you know, like this.
(6) the words of a song 歌词
217.Phoebe: Uh, Ross, those are the only lines we have, sorry. Ok, you guys, once more.
(7) the division between one area of thought or behaviour and another (思想或行为等的)界限，界线
215.Rachel: Honey, I'm sorry. I guess I'm just nervous. I mean, it's you, you know, it's us. I mean, we're crossing that
line, sort of a big thing.
(8) line up & lineup
1) to arrange people or things in a straight line or row 使站成一队；使排列成一行
101.Monica: Hi, come in! Paul, this is...[They are all lined up next to the door]… Everybody. Everybody, this is Paul.
2) to move one thing into a correct position in relation to another thing 使…(与相关的另一物)排齐；使…对
220.Richard: But… he gets it back, pass to the middle, lines it up and… BAM! Yes! Could that shot BE any prettier?
3) a group of people including a suspect for a crime assembled for the purpose of having an eyewitness
identify the suspect from among them (警察要证人指出谁为嫌疑犯而让数人排成的)行列
120.Rachel: Please! During that second time you couldn't have picked her out of a lineup!
1) bottom line: the most important thing that you have to consider or accept; the essential point in a
discussion, etc. 要旨；基本论点；底线
103.Chandler: Hey, y'know, I have had it with you guys and your cancer and your emphysema and your heart
disease. The bottom line is, smoking is cool, and you know it.
2) plot line: the series of events which form the story of a novel, play, film/movie, etc. (小说、戏剧等的)情节
115. Ross: I was the James Michener of dirty talk. It was the most elaborate filth you have ever heard. I mean, there
were characters, plot lines, themes, a motif… at one point there were villagers.
3) the same lines as…: similar to the way or thing that is mentioned 同…一样
204.Monica: Oh it's not big, not at all, you know, kinda the same lines as, say, oh I don't know, having a third nipple.
4) out of line: behaving in a way that is not acceptable or right 行为不当；举止令人难以接受
205.Jade: Hi, it's me. Listen, Bob. I'm probably way out of line here. I mean, It has been three years, and you're
probably seeing someone else now. But if we could just have one night together, just for old times' sake, one hot,
steamy, wild night…