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park the bus

In football (soccer), to employ all (or nearly all) of a team's active players in defending its own side of the pitch. Protecting a narrow one-point lead, it looks like the home team has parked the bus for the remaining minutes of the match.
See also: bus, park

park (someone or something) in

To park one's car in front of someone or someone's vehicle, thus preventing them from leaving their own parking space. If you hadn't parked me in, I wouldn't have had to push your car out of the way with mine, so really the damage is your own fault! Some idiot parked in a massive delivery truck on the small side street, so now no one can pass through.
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One of the more interesting aspects of the URI parking project was the school's decision to build only 1,000 stalls instead of the 3,000 spaces it appeared it would need to accommodate the new 9,000-seat arena.
Doubts about whether the parking entity really had the full "burdens and benefits" of property ownership that make for a real-world transaction.
Free parking for the Dearing Trail is also available through the TreePeople headquarters at the top of Coldwater Canyon Boulevard and at the Nancy Hoover Pohl overlook on Mulholland Drive, between Laurel Canyon and Coldwater Canyon Boulevards.
I like the idea of accessible parking,'' said Holland, who is also a member of the Burbank Parking Committee, which is working to solve the parking situation.
First, many doctors choose to give patients permanent, instead of temporary disabled parking placards.
The parking spaces cost $90 each per month in the first six months, and $75 each per month for the remainder of the time.
Cycle parking is of great importance for an environment encouraging cycling.
Before noon on a Saturday in June, the 250-space parking lot at the Bear Lake trail head was full, with more visitors arriving by shuttle bus.
The system will be demonstrated at the annual International Parking Institute Parking Conference (www.
SHERMAN OAKS - They doctor parking permits, play cat-and-mouse with parking police and slap bogus stickers on their cars for free rides along off-the-Boulevard curbs.
Parcxmart Technologies(TM) and City of New Haven to offer convenient coin-free parking meter and garage parking, and multi-functional Smart Cards for retail purchases
Los Angeles traffic engineers have parked their city cars in metered spaces without paying for months because officials leased expensive office space in a Sunset Boulevard high-rise without providing parking.
BOSTON -- Cooperation to Speed Ultimate Hotel Parking Solutions' Nationwide Expansion While Keeping Personalized, Local Service through Parking Company of America
The second phase includes parking for an additional 300 vehicles, four sports fields suitable for soccer or football, a restroom, picnic tables and more grass and trees.
Central Parking Corporation (NYSE:CPC) today announced that its USA Parking System subsidiary has renewed valet services contracts with three major Marriott Hotels in south Florida.