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sin-bin (plural sin-bins)

  1. Alternative form of sin bin
    • 2011 September 18, Ben Dirs, “Rugby World Cup 2011: England 41-10 Georgia”, in BBC Sport[1]:
      Hooker Dylan Hartley was sent to the sin-bin after yet another infringement at the breakdown and, on the stroke of half-time, Georgia's territorial advantage finally told when number eight Basilaia surged over from the base of the scrum for a try next to the posts.


sin-bin (third-person singular simple present sin-bins, present participle sin-binning, simple past and past participle sin-binned)

  1. (sports) To send (a player) to the sin bin, to temporarily dismiss from the playing field.
    • 2011 February 4, Gareth Roberts, “Wales 19-26 England”, in BBC[2]:
      That is how it stayed until the break and just when Wales needed to keep their composure, tight-head prop Mitchell was sin-binned for killing the ball at a ruck and Flood kicked the penalty.