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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Michael Shenton, Paul McShane and Luke Gale all went over before the break as Cas went in 20-0 up, despite Oliver Holmes being sent to the sin-bin.
JIM GAVIN has called for the sin-bin to be reintroduced after the black card chaos in both All-Ireland finals.
Carrying sin-bins over into the next game might combat that but, for me, a sin-bin should be wiped clear at the end of the game.
With Welsh No 8 Rory Watts-Jones in the sin-bin for a tip tackle the extra man told for Newcastle, who crossed for a third try on the half-hour as Rob Vickers tunnelled over from a close-range pick-and-go.
Ruthin went down to 14 men after a sin-bin and after withstanding the home side's pressure conceded another try which the Cofis converted.
Despite being down to 14 players after flanker Sam Wallbank was sent to the sin-bin, Preston went ahead with a Lew Allan penalty before inside-centre Jack Ward scampered over for a try on 27 minutes.
Jake Mullaney swept over for a scorching solo effort before Hock returned from the sin-bin to put Francis Meli over with Fages adding his second try.
The sin-bin system is being trialled in the Dutch amateur leagues this season and FIFA president Sepp Blatter and UEFA counterpart Michel Platini have given their support to the study as football contemplates following the lead of rugby.
The sin-bin system is being trialled in the Dutch amateur leagues this season and both FIFA president Sepp Blatter and UEFA president Michel Platini have suggested that time penalties for players should be looked at.
The Qatari defence held strong as Guam threw everything at them in their attempt to re-take the lead but lost reserve forward Matthew Borja to the sin-bin in the 76th minute.
3 A sin-bin penalty of 10-15 minutes duration, as per both rugby codes, should be substituted for less serious fouls.
The lock was sent to the sin-bin on thirteen minutes by Irish referee Alan Lewis.