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

n
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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Filo Paulo's sin-binning in the second half proved the key moment as Ulster used the man advantage to crash over for tries through Rob Herring and Ruan Pienaar.
The player was eligible for an early guilty plea but St Helens chose to fight the case, coach Keiron Cunningham arguing that there was no intent to injure and that the sin-binning ought to have been sufficient punishment.
It was definitely a sin-binning but he hasn't got it in his nature (crocodile roll tackle).
O'Connor partially made up for his sin-binning with a try and Matt Jarvis kicked a penalty for the Irish side.
Widnes coach Denis Betts was unhappy with Clarke's sin-binning.
Heaslip's score came after just seven minutes as Scotland conceded an early try for the third time in three matches, but Robinson highlighted the 13-4 penalty count against Ireland and the sin-binning of Allan Jacobsen after halftime as key to his team's defeat.
WALES prop Craig Mitchell revealed he apologised to his team-mates for the sin-binning that proved so costly in last night's 26-19 defeat to England.
Regarding the sin-binning of Botha, who is expected to be in trouble for an earlier butt on New Zealand scrum-half Jimmy Cowan that went unnoticed, Smit did not hide his displeasure at the slowing-down offence.
The tourists had cruised in to a 20-0 half-time lead against the Cheetahs but Ferris' refusal to roll away in the tackle led to his sin-binning which nearly proved costly.
For my sin-binning the referee said I didn't let go and I did.
There has never been a sin-binning in a Grand Final.
SPRINGBOK captain Johann Muller put the boot into the All Blacks by claiming referees were afraid of sin-binning their skipper Richie McCaw.