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sideline in Sport topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsidelineside‧line1 /ˈsaɪdlaɪn/ noun 🔊 🔊 1 [countable]JOB/WORK an activity that you do as well as your main job or business, in order to earn more moneyas a sideline 🔊 Zoë does a bit of freelance photography as a sideline.2 on the sidelines3 sidelines4 [countable]DS a line at the side of a sports field, which shows where the players are allowed to play
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sidelineTracy intended to run the seed business as a sideline, but it soon became her full-time job.Many of these doctors offer weight-loss programs as a sideline to their regular practices of stitching up fingers and diagnosing strep throat.Over his 25-year career, recording has been a sideline to performing.I sometimes take wedding photographs on Saturdays -- it's a nice little sideline and it gives me a bit of extra cash.On the other hand, fitting the SIMMs themselves is a lucrative sideline.And with what confidence we lured the hesitant from the sidelines.Alyssia watched from the sidelines, feeling like a fish out of water, watching Piers from under her lashes.These must be weighed against the risks in standing on the sidelines.The Raiders made theirs on the sideline watching Testaverde realize that he just might be able to win this darn thing.A bad tendon strain in Aldaniti's off-foreleg had to be fired, and he was on the sidelines for eighteen months.They throw to the backs so often in the flat that their field tilts toward the sidelines.as a sidelineKeen on promoting venture capital, Viney owns a chain of wine bars as a sideline.One summer in Delaware I bought a chicken from a fisherman who raised birds as a sideline.In 1865, Richard Arkell started brewing, for corn millers often took up brewing as a sideline.In this case, what started out as a sideline soon became of major importance.Many of these doctors offer weight-loss programs as a sideline to their regular practices of stitching up fingers and diagnosing strep throat.So as a sideline I managed to persuade them to put out an album of the more acoustic stuff.