naughty step

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naughty step

n
1. a place where a child is made to stand as a punishment for bad behaviour
2. to be on the naughty step to experience public disfavour, usually because of perceived wayward behaviour
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Craig Voisey was binned five minutes in with fellow prop Nathan Williams then replacing him on the naughty chair.
And Berahino rose up from the naughty chair Pulis said he had put him on to become a nuisance all night before finishing his chance and the game 16 minutes from time.
Such as the Naughty Chair which the five-year-old promptly declared his 'favourite place to sit'.
Davis is banned and joined on the naughty chair by fellow centreback Matt Lawrence, who was sent off at Forest.
The Scarlets took immediate advantage of their extra man, opening the scoring via the boot of fly-half Priestland, but that was the only capital the hosts were able to make, with 14-man Munster claiming the only other points during Leamy's spell in the naughty chair, as Manning levelled the scores.
Trying to keep the sticker charts up-to-date, be consistent with the mighty Naughty Chair and read a bedtime story Every Single Night, without which they'll surely be barely-literate and hurtling towards a desolate future in months.
We've tried time-outs, spells on the naughty chair and even putting him to bed early, but none of it has worked.
And any naughty pupils would have to sit on the naughty chair for a while.
Trying to keep the sticker charts up-to-date, be consistent with the mighty Naughty Chair and read a bedtime story Every Single Night, Trying to create tasty, organic goujons from the Annabel Karmel book you bought intending to use EVERY DAY.
c] NEXT in the naughty chair could be Wingrove councillor Irim Ali.
But the midfielder, who is now being picked again, said: "People think I was on the naughty chair because I was dropped.
He'd be put on the naughty chair but he didn't understand why or what it meant.