English version

be in line for something/be in line to do something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbe in line for something/be in line to do somethingbe in line for something/be in line to do somethingPROBABLYto be very likely to get or be given something I should be in line for promotion soon.first/second/next etc in line for He must be first in line for the editor’s job. line
Examples from the Corpus
first/second/next etc in line forAs a lad, Cloud and his two brothers were next in line for the Frankish throne.
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