Crowds of people lined the streets to watch the race; The walls were lined with books.
— see also LINED
Idiom(s) section. line your (own) somebody’s pockets to get richer or make somebody richer, especially by taking unfair advantage of a situation or by being dishonest
Phrasal verb(s) section. line up to stand in a line or row; to form a QUEUE/LINE: Line up, children!; Cars lined up waiting to board the ship. line somebody/ something <-> up 1 to arrange people or things in a straight line or row: The suspects were lined up against the wall; He lined the bottles up along the shelf. 2 to arrange for an event or activity to happen, or arrange for somebody to be avail¬able to do something: Mark had a job lined up when he left college; I’ve got a lot lined up this week (= I’m very busy); She’s lined up a live band for the party. line something <-> up (with something) to move one thing into a correct position in relation to another thing