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sideline

noun [C] uk   /ˈsaɪd.laɪn/ us  

sideline noun [C] (JOB)

an activity that you do as well as your main job: Jim works in a bank, but teaches French in the evenings as a sideline.

sideline noun [C] (SPORT)

mainly US ( UK usually touchline) a line that shows the position of the side of an area where a sport is played: The ball fell just inside/on/outside the sideline.

sideline

verb [T] uk   /ˈsaɪd.laɪn/ us  
If a sports player is sidelined they are prevented from playing or competing, and can only watch: Johnson has been sidelined through injury. to stop someone taking an active and important part in something: The minister was sidelined after he criticized party policy.
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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