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(1) A request that a lender advance funds under a construction or other future-advances loan.

(2) A periodic request by a contractor or subcontractor for a portion of the contract price for a job, usually according to the percentage of completion of the work and the cost of materials and labor.

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CUTLINE: (1) Draw the Line, fronted by Neill Byrnes, performs at Showcase Live in Foxboro.
At what point do we draw the line? What catastrophe does it take to make us fight back and take action against erosion of Medicare and other insurance reimbursement?
In doing this, legal considerations are always a factor, as are economic, but very often it comes down to a personal call by the people directly involved as to where they draw the line on dos and don'ts.
Lewis, who acceded to similar demands by Evander Holyfield before their first fight on the basis that Holyfield held one more title than him, would draw the line at Tyson getting paid more.
As this union leader sees it: "It's the degree of practising the religion -- that's where we draw the line. They're requiring teachers to be practising Catholics to an extremely high standard that even Catholics do not maintain." (emphasis added).
Where should they draw the line? What sorts of promises should they make?