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What does 'benched' mean?



 
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What does 'benched' mean? #1 (permalink) Fri Nov 07, 2008 20:21 pm   What does 'benched' mean?
 

English Idioms and Expressions, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #28 "American Slang Words (2)", question 4

Jeff really wanted to play at the basketball game last night but his coach benched him for bad behavior this past week.

(a) forced him to clean the benches
(b) forced him to sit and watch the game
(c) forced him to be a cheerleader

English Idioms and Expressions, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #28 "American Slang Words (2)", answer 4

Jeff really wanted to play at the basketball game last night but his coach forced him to sit and watch the game for bad behavior this past week.

Correct answer: (b) forced him to sit and watch the game
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What does 'benched' mean? #2 (permalink) Sat Nov 08, 2008 14:13 pm   What does 'benched' mean?
 

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forced to sit and watch the game
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