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penalty box

noun [C usually singular] uk   us  
in ice hockey , an area where players must sit when they are given a penalty
Translations of “penalty box”
in Chinese (Traditional) (冰上曲棍球運動中)被罰下場隊員座席,受罰席…
in Chinese (Simplified) (冰球运动中)被罚下场队员坐席,受罚席…
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