cross the line
  1. To cross the equator, as a vessel at sea.
  2. (idiomatic) To overstep a boundary, rule, or limit; to go too far or do something unacceptable.
    Synonyms: go too far, overstep the mark
    I can tolerate a lot, but they really crossed the line when they broke the equipment.
  3. (cinematography) To film from the opposite side of an imaginary axis on set in order to view the actors from the opposite direction.
  • French: dépasser les bornes
  • German: die Grenze überschreiten, zu weit gehen
  • Italian: superare il limite
  • Portuguese: passar dos limites
  • Spanish: propasarse, pasar de la raya, pasar de raya, pasarse de rosca, pasar de castaño oscuro, extralimitarse

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