French translation of 'sideline'
ligne f de touche,
touche fto wait on the sidelines or to stand on the sidelines (figurative)
rester sur la touche
- (= second job)
activité f secondaire,
⇒ He has several sidelines, none of which pay very much.
Il a plusieurs à-côtés, mais qui ne rapportent pas grand-chose.
- (figurative, = exclude) [person]
mettre sur la touche
Example Sentences Including 'sideline'
I mean to say, they only made coffins as a sideline , you see.No Body
And he had a sideline in wooden decks, and sheds and verandahs, all of which he designed and then built himself, single-handedly.BEHINDLINGS (2002)
These last must be a little sideline that Elva Bright turned out when business was slow at the inn.Something in the Water
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'sideline' in Other Languages
- Brazilian Portuguese: emprego suplementar
- Chinese: 兼职
- European Spanish: actividad suplementaria
- French: activité secondaire
- German: Nebenerwerb
- Italian: attività extra
- Japanese: 副業
- Korean: 부업
- Portuguese: emprego suplementar
- Spanish: actividad suplementaria
Translation of sideline from the Collins English to French Dictionary