Definition of 'bench'
Example sentences containing 'bench'
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He is queasy about plans to set up a new group on the back benches. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The chairman of the bench gave his verdict. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The reference to text messages provoked hilarity on the opposition benches. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The wooden bench seats on the train were empty. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The man needs plastic surgery after the diseased animal chewed off most of his lobe as he lay on a park bench. The Sun (2017)He was sitting on a bench, he was jumping up and down while watching a monitor. The Sun (2017)I sat down on one of the benches and watched a bit more. Times, Sunday Times (2016)THIS picture of three women sitting on a bench has gone viral as it appears they are hovering in mid-air. The Sun (2016)The midfielder said:'There are a lot of great players on the bench waiting for a chance. The Sun (2016)I will be fighting for Britain from the Conservative benches from now. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You can also have the option of two individual rear seats or a bench seat. The Sun (2010)We had our three best players on the bench at the end of the game. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This one should be left on the subs bench. The Sun (2013)We sit on a bench in the hallway near the staircase. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Where people have benches out the tourists will just wander in and pose for selfies on them. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The clerk rolled his eyes and looked up at the chairman of the bench. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We received insults on the bench throughout the match. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The evidence off the bench cannot be taken for granted. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There was no one on the bench who could play there. The Sun (2008)There will be more jitters on the government benches in the coming months. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Go for a stroll and look for a park bench. The Sun (2012)You do not put big players on the bench for big games. The Sun (2013)There was no one on the bench capable of coming on and lifting the crowd. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Or from the front bench in this case. The Sun (2012)He pointed to a wooden bench built around the trunk of a tree. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But the women who had manned the factory benches now frequently had to give up their jobs to the men. The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)There is a strong difference of opinion on the opposition benches about whether a slice of fried clot is good for you. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The first challenge is to produce top-class tomatoes for the show bench. Times, Sunday Times (2015)England fans filled half of the bottom tier to the right of the managers' benches. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Originally, fur skins were thrown over hard stone benches to provide a more comfy seat. Collins Complete Books of Soft Furnishings (1993)We don't want him sitting on a bench long. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The bench of two judges and six jurors took 11 hours to reach a verdict. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He claimed that he was trying to hit a metal bench in the next-door garden to make a noise that would scare it back indoors. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The media has been full of those opposing the plans particularly, from the Conservative benches. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'bench'
British English: bench /bɛntʃ/ NOUN
A bench is a long seat of wood or metal.
He sat down on a park bench.
- American English: bench
- Arabic: نَضَد
- Brazilian Portuguese: banco assento
- Chinese: 长椅子
- Croatian: klupa
- Czech: lavice
- Danish: bænk
- Dutch: bank zitbank
- European Spanish: banco asiento
- Finnish: penkki
- French: banc
- German: Bank Sitzen
- Greek: πάγκος
- Italian: panchina
- Japanese: ベンチ
- Korean: 벤치
- Norwegian: benk
- Polish: ławka
- European Portuguese: banco assento
- Romanian: bancă
- Russian: скамья
- Spanish: banco asiento
- Swedish: bänk
- Thai: ม้านั่ง
- Turkish: bank
- Ukrainian: лава
- Vietnamese: ghế dài
Definition of bench from the Collins English Dictionary
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