ride the bench

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v ride the bench be out of the game "Miller was riding the bench in Saturday's game"
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Usage

In literature:

Bostil was among the last to ride down to the high bench that overlooked the home end of the racecourse.
"Wildfire" by Zane Grey
You must ride to the nearest bench and over, and then turn backward on your tracks.
"The Girl from Montana" by Grace Livingston Hill
O'er bench and oar, from painted keel to mast, The Fire-god raves at will, and rides upon the blast.
"The Aeneid of Virgil" by Virgil
The bench upon which he was riding dropped to a long roll of hills stretching to the horizon.
"Steve Yeager" by William MacLeod Raine
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In news:

Geauga Lake amusement park auction Rides, ferry boats, buildings, park benches and the Space Tower at the former Geauga Lake amusement park were auctioned off Tuesday by its parent company, Cedar Fair Entertainment Co.
The 24-year-old shooting guard has been riding the bench for a long time.
Alex Smith, though, is riding the bench.
Things aren't looking up for Andrew Bynum, who continues to ride the bench, in Philly.
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