Toe the line

Do you know the English expression “to toe the line“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Edward: What is your new school like?

Colin: It’s strict. If you don’t toe the line you get into trouble.

Does it mean:

a) put your foot on a line

b) obey the rules

c) touch a line

d) do your homework

The answer is below!↓

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Answer: b) obey the rules