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Meaning of “on the sidelines” in the English Dictionary

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on the sidelines

not taking ​part in an ​activity: Several ​countrieschose to ​remain on the ​sidelines during the ​war.
(Definition of on the sidelines from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “on the sidelines”
in Turkish arka plânda, geride, fazla ortada görünmeyen…
in Russian со стороны…
in Polish z boku…
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