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Synonyms for sideline

stand on the sidelines


  • not get involved
  • not take part
  • not participate
  • be passive

Synonyms for sideline

a line that marks the side boundary of a playing field

Related Words

remove from the center of activity or attention

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With the Super Bowl arriving in less than two weeks, Microsoft and the NFL must ensure their will be no malfunctions on the sidelines with the Surface Pro 4; otherwise New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick might (https://twitter.
Assuming that teams call plays independently of sideline location, the first and third quarter side changes make for a natural experiment that happens twice within every game.
The sideline is where I'm used to and you don't feel you have the same impact on the game.
I don't think I'll ever be on the sideline again," he said.
Gerry Plescia, CEO of Cross Country, said, "The acquisition of Sideline to Cross Country is an important strategic initiative as we seek to expand our North American capabilities.
The King-Devick Test in Association with Mayo Clinic is estimated to offer "quick, accurate and objective concussion screening" on the sidelines.
There are few medical standby companies that can provide sideline medical care that specialize in orthopedic injuries and head/spinal injuries.
Amazingly, he hit four points from sideline balls in the Fitzgibbon Cup final, his last outing ahead of tomorrow's All-Ireland decider.
A DECISION BY the National Football League to create a new sideline zone for television and NFL Films crews -- at the expense of newspaper and other news photographers -- has sparked a controversy over the growing problem of sideline congestion.
NEW YORK -- The sexiest sideline attraction in the NFL is Miami Dolphins cheerleader Bibiana Julian, a beautiful 19-year-old rookie.
In the instances where sideline issues are reported in NFL games, we work closely with the NFL to quickly address and resolve.
A noticeable feature of St Brigid's All-Ireland club win in 2013 was that Kevin McStay sat in the stand, despite being the manager, with coach Liam McHale donning the 'bainisteoir' bib on the sideline.
Lions coach Rod Marinelli, the former Vietnam vet with the drill sergeant's demeanor, patrolling the sideline in full dress.
For all of these occasions, we have a simple, quick-hitting inbounds play off a triangular formation under the basket or up a sideline.
Reebok, the exclusive on-field and sideline apparel provider of the National Football League, has partnered with Philadelphia Eagles All-Pro quarterback Donovan McNabb to create the Super Five apparel collection.