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penalty box

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpenalty boxˈpenalty ˌbox noun [countable]  1 an area off the ice where a player in ice hockey must wait after not obeying a rule2 a penalty area
Examples from the Corpus
penalty boxI can't help thinking that the battle in the penalty box tomorrow will be just as vital.If two-minute penalties were handed out for four-letter words, Newman would still be in the penalty box.O'Connell's header found Graham completely unmarked inside the penalty box but Goram did enough to touch the ball on to the bar.Everton bounced back when Barlow smashed a stunning volley from the edge of the penalty box.Officials sent offenders to the penalty box left and right.
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