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Taking sides

  • March 17, 2003, 11:45pm

The British use of "side" for what Americans call "team" explains this, I believe. Taking sides is the point at which players in a casual game choose teams. To Americans this sounds more like an abstraction, but it's actually a very concrete metaphor.