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bench

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Daily life
benchbench1 /bentΚƒ/ ●●● S2 W3 noun πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 park_bench.jpg SEAToutdoor seat [countable]TBD a long seat for two or more people, especially outdoors πŸ”Š We sat on a park bench.2 β†’ the bench3 β†’ the bench4 β†’ benches5 TABLEtable [countable]TICWORK/DO WORK a long heavy table used for working on with tools or equipment πŸ”Š a carpenter’s bench
Examples from the Corpus
benchβ€’ Across the hall from us is another bench, and it leads to that metal door.β€’ a team with a strong benchβ€’ Who can contribute from the bench?β€’ Ranulf sat slumped in the bench beside him, groaning and muttering at his master.β€’ In some areas they were able to further the cause of reform through their positions on the bench of justices.β€’ He pulled himself up, half-sitting on the bench that he had grabbed.β€’ The congregation shifted on their benches, moved their feet.β€’ We crossed Main Street and went into a little park, sat on a wooden bench under a huge scraggly tree.β€’ a long wooden bench
Related topics: Sport
benchbench2 verb [transitive] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š American EnglishDS to not allow a sports player to play in a game, or to remove them from a game πŸ”Š Anderson has been benched until his injury has healed.
β†’ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
benchβ€’ Anderson has been benched for three weeks until his injury has healed.
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Verb table
bench
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theybench
he, she, itbenches
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theybenched
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave benched
he, she, ithas benched
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad benched
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill bench
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have benched
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam benching
he, she, itis benching
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you, we, theyare benching
Past
I, he, she, itwas benching
you, we, theywere benching
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been benching
he, she, ithas been benching
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been benching
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be benching
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been benching
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