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noun [countable] sideline pronunciation in British English /ˈsaɪdˌlaɪn/
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    the sidelines

    a situation in which you watch something that is happening but are not involved in it or cannot influence it
    This is no time for sitting on the sidelines – our government must get involved.

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a company that pays pays its employees to write online comments in favour or against somebody or something posing as ordinary Internet users

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