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noun as in secondary occupation

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“Like any coach on the sideline, Caldwell was just as responsible as his players on the field for achieving what he viewed as victory that day,” they wrote.

That was seven years ago, and while she has transitioned into executive leadership coaching, the prospect of doing good in a post-2020 world could convince her to come off the sidelines.

From Ozy

Henne was last week’s hero, but he’s likely to be back on the sideline during Sunday’s AFC championship game if Mahomes, who also hurt his foot last week, completes the NFL’s concussion protocol.

A final driver forcing CEOs to come off the sideline is the expectation of today’s more politically engaged younger workers.

From Time

He completed 11 of 27 passes for 174 yards and two touchdowns, and he had a pick-six on a short pass to the sideline.

The Democrats were able to sideline Kucinich and avoid a divisive impeachment battle.

Back in 2005, Franklin had referred to sideline reporter Holly Rowe as “sweetheart.”

Twenty minutes later, U.S. striker Jozy Altidore was barreling down the left sideline at top speed in pursuit of the ball.

Even after she left its barbed bosom, it did its best to further excommunicate and sideline her.

Which sideline reporter will appear on television first after kickoff: Erin Andrews or Pam Oliver?

If some interesting sideline crops up, they can't investigate it.

Sure, you got improvements to make but a new sideline can get to be pretty profitable—if you get in on the ground floor.

The average subject is handled standing and can be restrained with a twitch, sideline and hood.

Sharkie Johnson worked in Fuels Section, and he made a nice little sideline of stealing alcohol, cutting it, and selling it.

Everyone had a little sideline, a gimmick, to put one over on whoever was gullible enough to swallow it.


On this page you'll find 30 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sideline, such as: distraction, diversion, hobby, moonlighting, recreation, and subsidiary.

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