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  1. sideline

    • IPA[ˈsīdˌlīn]

    美式

    • n.
      an activity done in addition to one's main job, especially to earn extra income;an auxiliary line of goods or business
    • v.
      cause (a player) to be unable to play in a team or game;remove from the center of activity or attention; place in a less influential position
    • verb: sideline, 3rd person present: sidelines, gerund or present participle: sidelining, past tense: sidelined, past participle: sidelined

    • noun: sideline, plural noun: sidelines

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. an activity done in addition to one's main job, especially to earn extra income a sideline career as a stand-up comic
    • an auxiliary line of goods or business electronic handbooks are a lucrative sideline for the firm
    • 2. either of the two lines bounding the longer sides of a football field, basketball court, tennis court, or similar playing area Gascoigne celebrated his goal by sprinting to the sidelines
    • the area immediately outside either sideline as a place for nonplayers, substitutes, or spectators his son watched from the sidelines
    • 3. a position where one is observing a situation rather than being directly involved in it the US has chosen to remain on the sidelines we are not just watching from the sidelines, we are rolling our sleeves up and getting involved

    動詞

    • 1. cause (a player) to be unable to play in a team or game he has been sidelined for the last six weeks with a fractured wrist
    • 2. remove from the center of activity or attention; place in a less influential position a respected lawyer will be sidelined by alcohol abuse