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English definition of “sin bin”

sin bin

noun [C]   UK informal
in some sports, an area off the field where a player who has done something that is against the rules can be sentSurfaces on which sports take place sin-bin     verb [T usually passive] (plural -nn-) to send a player to the sin bin: Thomas was sin-binned for a professional foul.Surfaces on which sports take place
(Definition of sin bin noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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