bused in by officials, pro-Putin supporters outnumbered protestors.
Both sides contend that their enemies were bused into town not for a football game, but for the fight.
Many of those are housed along the outlying string of barrier islands and will be bused across multiple bridges.
1832, abbreviation of omnibus (q.v.). The modern English noun is nothing but a Latin dative plural ending. To miss the bus, in the figurative sense of "lose an opportunity," is from 1901, Australian English (OED has a figurative miss the omnibus from 1886). Busman's holiday "leisure time spent doing what one does for a living" (1893) is probably a reference to London bus drivers riding the buses on their days off.
To clear dirty dishes and tableware from the tables in a restaurant or cafeteria (1913+)Related Terms
[the restaurant sense probably fr the four-wheeled cart often used to carry dishes]