Definition of outside interest in English:

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outside interest


An interest not connected with one’s work or studies: knowledge of students' outside interests may help you to know them more quickly
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  • The metal and woodworking workshop will give the students an outside interest and improve their general skills.
  • Perhaps making an effort to link course work to students' outside interests such as work or community groups could be a way to inspire effort and allow the student to reap multiple rewards.
  • It's unhealthy for a relationship when one person sacrifices her outside interests or commitments to focus wholly on the other person.

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