Translation of "sideline" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈsaɪd.laɪn/

an activity that you do as well as your main job

actividad suplementaria
Jim works in a bank, but teaches French in the evenings as a sideline.

mainly US (UK usually touchline) a line that shows the position of the side of an area where a sport is played

línea de banda
The ball fell just inside/on/outside the sideline.
→ Idioms on/from the sidelines
verb uk /ˈsaɪd.laɪn/

to stop someone taking an active and important part in something

He was sidelined after criticizing the policy.

(Translation of “sideline” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)