sin bin


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sin bin

n. Informal
In sports such as hockey and lacrosse, the penalty box or penalty area.

sin bin

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sin-bin

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1. (Team Sports, other than specified) slang (in ice hockey, rugby, etc) an area off the field of play where a player who has committed a foul can be sent to sit for a specified period
2. (Education) informal Brit a special unit on a separate site from a school that disruptive schoolchildren attend until they can be reintegrated into their normal classes
Translations

sin bin

n (Ice Hockey inf) → Strafbank f; in the sin binauf der Strafbank
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The result was two-minute sin bin punishments for Dublin's Conor Dooley and Galway pair Iarla Tannian and Andy Smith.
With the score at 13-8 Park looked more than capable of taking the game but Brown was controversially sent to the sin bin on 51 minutes and Hull took full advantage to run in tries by winger Birch (2) and centre Tanumi.
Irish's scrum-half Paul Hodgson followed Turner-Hall to the sin bin moments later.
Referee Ed Turnill immediately despatched him to the sin bin and full-back Higgins kicked an easy penalty.
In the second period with Wayne Steele next to the sin bin, the Waterloo pack took advantage as Nolan was driven over to level matters.
8 Ray Ofisa, and kicking points from fly-half Ian Keatley, but they were overwhelmed by the loss of Brian McGovern, Jonny O'Connor and Gavin Duffy to the sin bin.
Borders coach Steve Bates is looking for his players to avoid the sin bin this week, but is not confident referees will have the same agenda.
McHaffie lost the plot when ref Alan Craig sent so many of his players to the sin bin he only had THREE left on the bench.
Nicholls notched a penalty, and with Susnick in the sin bin, Mark Slatter and Evans collected tries, one of them goaled.
After GB lost captain Graham Moodie, of Western Wildcats, to the sin bin just a minute after the break, New Zealand made the most of their numerical advantage when Blair Hopping netted a penalty corner.
Winnie added a penalty five minutes into the second half before Street lost fullback Wayne Lester to the sin bin, and when Richards kicked his second penalty, the visitors replied with a second try from Stewart which Winnie converted.
In the opening half, with the opposition enjoying at least 90 per cent of the possession, they tackled themselves to a standstill and only with Njike Tchakoute in the sin bin was their line breached.