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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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touchlinetouch‧line /ˈtʌtʃlaɪn/ noun [countable]  DSOone of the two lines that mark the longer sides of a sports playing area, especially in football
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touchlineAldridge was fined £2,500 and received a 14-day touchline ban which comes into effect from 3 December.But Joe Lydon's touchline kick sailed well wide.Sanchez's touchline histrionics evoked memories of some of Martin O'Neill's maddest moments on the same turf.Manager Graeme Souness's touchline ban meant he could only watch in anguish from the directors' box.The referee then went off the field to consult an officer at the touchline who waved us off the pitch.We who stand on the touchline are glad that you are happy.She had gone to stand at the cemetery end after spotting Uncle Vernon on the touchline in front of the club-house.So when he followed up by pointing us towards the touchline, I got the shock of my life.
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