And then I was like, “Ugh, ok…” because I was sitting on the sidelines.
Thousands of supporters from both sides hurled rocks and bottles at each other as the army sat on the sidelines.
But it was the television shot of Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger on the sidelines that interested me the most.
You can be a critic who just throws rocks from the sidelines, which requires very little effort or creativity.
I approached Ritchie afterwards on the sidelines of the forum.
The sidelines of the gang came through force of circumstances.
Bill and Lee, on the sidelines by the hangars, did not find all this very exciting.
Peter did watch Bullitt, but more than that he watched the huddled crowd of Harvard players on the sidelines.
No one in all the world would have given so much to watch it from the sidelines.
At one time it was discovered that Craig, reinforced by enthusiastic onlookers from the sidelines, had seventeen men in his team.
also side-line, "line on the side of a fish," 1768; "lines marking the limits of playing area" (on a football field, etc.), 1862, from side (adj.) + line (q.v.). Meaning "course of business aside from one's regular occupation" is from 1890. Railway sense is from 1890. The figurative sense of "position removed from active participation" is attested from 1934 (from the railway sense or from sports, because players who are not in the game stand along the sidelines). The verb meaning "put out of play" is from 1945. Related: Sidelined; sidelining.