sideline


sideline
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noun
ADJECTIVE
little, lucrative, nice, profitable, useful (all esp. BrE)

He decided to turn his hobby into a lucrative sideline.

He had found himself a nice little sideline painting windows.

VERB + SIDELINE
have
develop
PREPOSITION
sideline for

Cider-making was a sideline for many farmers.

sideline in

She is developing a nice little sideline in babysitting for friends.

sideline to

The restaurant started out as a sideline to his main business.

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verb
Sideline is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑injury

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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