But watching this from what I call my “bench on the beach” in Delaware I had been watching [Ebola coverage] all summer.
At that time Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee were badgering her about legislating from the bench.
Diallo sits quietly, almost demurely on a bench in the hall near the service entrance of the hotel.
“My husband was sitting on a bench, and this Russian girl with a baby came up and started chatting him up,” the trainer said.
And then I sit on a bench facing the grave and a raven says something in a croak a few steps from me.
I had my eyes fixed on the face of the young girl upon the bench.
At last he went towards the bench behind the stove, and put them down on it.
But History, the search for truth, should be as impersonal as the judge on the bench.
The club then adjourned to the outside, all except those who sat on the bench.
MacLeod picked up his pipe from the bench, tapped it empty, and pocketed it.
Old English benc "long seat," from Proto-Germanic *bankiz "bank of earth," perhaps here "man-made earthwork," later "bench, table" (cf. Old Frisian bank "bench," Old Norse bekkr, Danish bænk, Middle Dutch banc, Old High German banch), from PIE root *bheg- "to break." Used for "office of a judge" since late 13c. Sporting sense "reserve of players" (in baseball, North American football, etc.) is by 1909, from literal sense of place where players sit when not in action (by 1889).
"to take out of the game," 1902, from bench (n.) in the sporting sense. Related: Benched; benching. Old English also had a verb form, but it meant "to make benches."
deck of a Tyrian ship, described by Ezekiel (27:6) as overlaid with box-wood.