English version

party line

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Policies
party lineˈparty line noun [singular] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š PPPthe official opinion of a political party or other organization, which its members are expected to agree with and supportfollow/toe the party line (=to support the official opinion) πŸ”Š He refused to toe the party line.
Examples from the Corpus
party lineβ€’ I am almost embarrassed because our answers appear to be a party line.β€’ But the House, in a party line vote, Tuesday refused to grant the extension.β€’ As Communists they followed the party line only loosely.follow/toe the party lineβ€’ However, both sides developed a centralized party organization, with politicians following the party line.β€’ As Communists they followed the party line only loosely.
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