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  • n  a line that marks the side boundary of a playing field
  • n  an auxiliary line of merchandise
  • n  an auxiliary activity
  • v  remove from the center of activity or attention; place into an inferior position
    The outspoken cabinet member was sidelined by the President

  • Franco Marinotti, 66, is a stout, energetic Italian who considers painting his lifework and business a mere sideline.
  • The sideline grew into a busy firm (Cetra-Soria), which five years later Soria sold to Capitol in a deal that reportedly involved $1 million.
  • All over the world, farms and ranches are turning the curiosity of city slickers into a profitable sideline.
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  • Bill Belichick in Bloomberg
    As the commissioner acknowledged, our use of sideline video had no impact on the outcome of last week's game,Belichick said. "We have never used sideline video to obtain a competitive advantage while the game was in progress."
  • Mike Singletary in San Francisco Chronicle
    I will not tolerate players who think it's about them when it's about the team,Singletary said. "We cannot make decisions that cost the team and then come off the sideline nonchalant. I'm from the old school. I'd rather play with 10 .........
  • Devin Harris in Dallas Morning News
    We butted heads, we'll probably still butt heads going forward,said Harris. "But it's all about winning and that's the only thing we both respect. Obviously, I would like to have a little more trust on the sideline. I'm at a different...

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