(idiomatic) To abide by the rules or conventions.
Television shows these days do not always toe the line of decency and common sense.
(idiomatic) To stand at your mark before a footrace.
Alberto Salazar is one of the most famous athletes to have toed the line at this great race.
Origin of Toe-the-line
Most likely derived from putting one's toe to a line, mark, or seam on a naval ship as a form of regimentation or punishment.
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