draw a line between
Also, draw the line between. Define a limit between two groups, courses of action, or the like. For example, Legally it's important to draw a line between private and public enterprises, or We'll have to draw the line between our department's different jurisdictions. This metaphoric idiom was first recorded in 1793. Also see draw the line at.
adj., -di·er, -di·est.
- Full of or covered with mud.
- Not bright or pure: a muddy color.
- Not clear; cloudy, as with sediment: muddy coffee.
- Lacking luster; dull: a muddy complexion.
- Confused or vague: muddy thinking.
- To make dirty or muddy.
- To make dull or cloudy.
- To make obscure or confused.
muddiness mud'di·ness n.