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sideways

adverb
     
side‧ways
1 to or towards one side:
A strong gust of wind blew the car sideways into the ditch.
2 with the side, rather than the front or back, facing forwards:
They brought the piano sideways through the front door.
3 if you are moved sideways at work, you are given a job that is different but is at the same level as your old job:
He would be moved sideways, rather than demoted.
sideways adjective:

➔ knock somebody sideways

at knock1 (13)

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