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dish the line

dish the line
 v.— «The Colts were the natural challengers to the Patriots, and while they weren’t looking, Pittsburgh dished the line. Urgency replaces nonchalance.» —“Broncos Will Deliver A Shock To The System” by Bernie Lincicome Rocky Mountain News (Denver, Colorado) Jan. 8, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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