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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GAA chief Aogan O Fearghail isn't in favour of replacing the black card with a sin bin.
Paulo was sent to the sin bin shortly after the resumption for a late hit on Ross Kane and Ulster profited.
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.
Stourbridge flanker Rupert Cooper was despatched to the sin bin shortly before the break, and his absence allowed the Reds to extend their advantage through Damien Cook's seven pointer.
Irish's scrum-half Paul Hodgson followed Turner-Hall to the sin bin moments later.
After a well-struck Tristan Roberts penalty had put the visitors on the board, they lost two more players to the sin bin in the dying moments of the half.
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.
THE Football League believes it's time for the game to consider the introduction of the sin bin as a new device to control the behaviour of players.
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.
The result was two-minute sin bin punishments for Dublin's Conor Dooley and Galway pair Iarla Tannian and Andy Smith.