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sideline

noun [C]  us   /ˈsɑɪdˌlɑɪn/

sideline noun [C] (ACTIVITY)

an activity that is less important than the main one: Jean teaches French in the evening as a sideline.

sideline noun [C] (MARK ON GROUND)

(in some sports, esp. football) a line marking the side of the area of play: The ball fell just outside the sideline. fig. I don’t like dancing, I’d rather watch from the sidelines (= not to be directly involved).

sideline

verb [T]  us   /ˈsɑɪdˌlɑɪn/

sideline verb [T] (REMOVE PLAYER)

to remove a player from a game: He was sidelined because of injuries.
Translations of “sideline”
in Chinese (Traditional) 工作, 副業,兼職工作…
in Russian побочная работа…
in Turkish ek uğraş, ikinci iş…
in Chinese (Simplified) 工作, 副业,兼职工作…
in Polish dodatkowe zajęcie…
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