Translation of sideline in Spanish:


línea de banda, n.

Pronunciation /ˈsʌɪdlʌɪn//ˈsaɪdˌlaɪn/


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    • 1.1Sport

      línea de banda feminine
      • You basically start out at half court, groups of two, and play one on one from the sideline to an imaginary line that divides the court.
      • Jon Barry rises off the bench and maneuvers his way up the sideline toward the scorer's table.
      • If you're playing people who don't know the doubles technique, when they hit it up smash it down the sidelines (wide court makes it hard to return) or straight down the middle.
      • The Giants on the sideline raced onto the field to celebrate with the kickoff team, drawing an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty, but the emotional lift seemed worth it.
      • Usually, Bird stands on the sideline only when timeouts are called, and even then, it seems like it's against his will.
      • Feagles, who has wowed the team with his ability to launch high, long punts near either sideline or the goal line, might make the biggest difference.
      • As they cut across the softball field he saw the maintenance crew setting up the bleachers along what would be the sidelines for the football field used by the semi-pro team that played there each fall.
      • One problem, however, is that since it is street football, the sidelines aren't marked off very well and you have quite a few instances of accidentally running out of bounds.
      • The camera pans from the court to the sidelines where cheerleaders (including Abby) are cheering through all the noise from the supporters.
      • It seems his best plays come when he's running for his life and sprinting toward a sideline.
      • He raced down to the left sideline before crossing into the path of Luther Watson.
      • Every ball they hit into attack was landing in that 30-metre zone around goal, while anything Fermanagh sent into their forwards was too close to the sidelines and left their players with an awful lot to do to score.
      • You ended up being forced out of bounds on most of the plays that went toward the sidelines.
      • He knows how to play in the middle of the field and work the sidelines.
      • Folkestone boss Neil Cugley ran on to the pitch to support his players, who surrounded the referee, while a small number of Folkestone fans ran to the sidelines and shouted abuse at the official.
      • Charlie Garner caught a long pass near the sideline and was slammed out of bounds by Jerome Woods.
      • Woodson was second on the scene and had a chance to two-hand-shove Crayton, who was tiptoeing along the sideline, out of bounds.
      • It's not a daily occurrence that a football flies to the sidelines to hit innocent victims!
      • Early in the fourth quarter, Holt ran a streak pattern down the left sideline.
      • If he crossed the goal line near the sideline, a runner might try to fight his way toward the middle before touching down so as to get a better angle.

    • 1.2sidelines pluralSport

      zona que rodea el campo de juego
      it's easy to criticize from the sidelines desde afuera es fácil criticar
      • to remain on the sidelines mantenerse al margen
      • he had been on the sidelines of public life for years hacía años que se mantenía al margen de la vida pública
      • These actions almost cost their team 15 yards in penalties and the police were called to the sidelines to ensure no further childish antics would occur.
      • Andrew Kwiatkowski, a former Clansman before transferring to the University of Western Ontario, was to be a member of the squad before a wrist injury forced him to the sidelines.
      • It's not nice watching from the sidelines, and with the game against Telford being postponed I've not played for over two weeks.
      • There were several people who stopped to watch them along the sidelines and the half court line.
      • Instead of observing from the sidelines, he preferred to jump into the game and look for the truth from the midst of the action.
      • The team walked onto the sidelines and we sat down on the benches that were there.
      • A former useful hurdler before being forced on to the sidelines with injury, The Butterwick Kid got off the mark over fences at Wetherby a fortnight ago.
      • The national trainer Plamen Markov also could not rely on one of the leaders of the team, Marian Hristov of the German Keiserslautern, who also due to injury had to stick to the sidelines.
      • Some of the matches were really close and parents, friends and teachers cheered on their teams from the sidelines.
      • The 25-year-old watched from the sidelines during his team's 1-0 victory, blaming the accident for his absence.
      • Porto advanced with a 1-1 draw in the return encounter at Old Trafford, and Mourinho jumped in joy more than once as he ran down the sidelines to celebrate with his players.
      • You'll even find animated coaches and cheerleaders roaming the sidelines.
      • Today, Holmgren is back to what he does best - patrolling the sidelines, creating strategies and inspiring players.
      • With lots of cheering and support from the sidelines the game continued under a brilliant blue sky with a slight breeze coming from the Finke River end.
      • Acclaim's attention to detail has even extended to the sidelines, where team mascots jump about and try to get the animated crowd excited.
      • I'm not the best of watchers and tend to coach too much from the sidelines because I'd far rather be helping out on the pitch.
      • Quarter paced the sidelines while gulping down water out of his Gatorade water bottle and squeezing some of it over his head.
      • The worst part about being injured has been watching the games from the sidelines.
      • I used to skate when I was a kid, but I still have a love for the sport even if it comes from the sidelines as a spectator.
      • Particularly where the movements are fast and fluid, a coach observing proceedings from the sidelines is in a better position than the captain to analyse the immediate match position and to decide on the tactics to be employed.

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    (subsidiary activity)
    actividad suplementaria feminine
    • But Coates - also professor of architecture at the Royal College of Art - has long had a sideline in unconventional furniture design.
    • Johannes trades in buffaloes as a sideline to his regular employment as a veterinary officer.
    • It used to be a popular sideline for miners working shifts, but the collapse of the coal industry has been accompanied by a huge shortfall in retained firefighters.
    • It was in 1835 that he published his first collection of three children's stories, a venture he considered a sideline but which would actually make his name.
    • Keggs - suspected in the servants' hall of being a socialist at heart - has a profitable sideline in showing visitors round Belpher Castle.
    • But music was little more than a sideline, and he earned his living in government service.
    • John, who like many rural undertakers had a sideline in the building trade, was born and bred in Bourton.
    • He is a meteorologist in Florida with a sideline in helping lightning-strike victims.
    • My chauffeur from Edinburgh airport had even started a sideline in temporary accommodation for visiting golfers.
    • James installed a darkroom in his Silverstream home and took up professional photography as a sideline to his architecture.
    • While pursuing his rock career, he had a sideline directing horror-inspired rock videos.
    • The majority of these tenants had a sideline farming activity going for income tax purposes.
    • Adam, who studied engineering product design at South Bank University, does acting work as a sideline to earn money.
    • In the meantime, her income is buttressed by a lucrative sideline as the official face of L' Oréal.
    • For three decades his sideline as a UFO writer/publisher generated extra income and self-satisfaction.
    • A long career in the music industry beckoned, with a secret sideline in writing songs (and that law-degree safety net).
    • We all had little writing sidelines for extra cash and Rick's was American sports.
    • At the time Moran had a lucrative sideline buying and selling houses in London.
    • He and his first wife lived in Roundway Park and he had a sideline in collecting fallen timber at Leipzig Plantation on Roundway Down and selling it for firewood.
    • After serving in the Royal Navy in India, he went into business in Cambridge, with psychical research as his main sideline.

transitive verb

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    (often passive) dejar fuera del equipo
    (politician) marginar
    • Officials endorsed the decision, but were obviously furious about being effectively sidelined.
    • However, Jones denied the new structure was aimed at sidelining Bertrand, saying he was being moved into the position to concentrate on the company's refinery upgrade programme.
    • One of the objectives of these meetings was to reshape the top leadership at the Pentagon, sidelining or removing those who were regarded as moderates.
    • Sources for both companies say Bell was instrumental in getting the deal done, sidelining the lawyers who had failed to agree on a valuation for the joint venture and putting his finance guys out front.
    • They have become effectively sidelined in the pensions debate.