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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.
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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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park it

1. To sit down and stop moving. Often used as an imperative. We've been hiking for a while now. Why don't we park it and have a bit to eat, shall we? I want you to park it in this chair and sit still until I'm done!
2. To stop arguing about the matter at hand; to leave some issue alone. Often used as an imperative. OK, guys, that's enough arguing. Let's just park it for a while, all right? Tommy, Sarah, park it! I've had enough of your bickering.
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park the pink Plymouth (in the garage of love)

vulgar slang Of a man, to have sexual intercourse (with someone, especially a woman). In this usage, "pink Plymouth" is a vulgar slang term for a penis. A Plymouth was a brand of car. I got the feeling during the date that the only thing he was interested in was parking the pink Plymouth. Nearly every boy in high school is preoccupied with trying to park the pink Plymouth in the garage of love.
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park it (somewhere)

Inf. sit down somewhere; sit down and get out of the way. Hey, park it! You're in the way. Richard, park it over there in the corner. Stop pacing around. You make me nervous.
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park it

verb
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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.
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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.