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bench warmer

An athlete who does not get much playing time (usually because they are not very good or skilled). I'm just a bench warmer, so you won't see me out on the court much.
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bench warmer

n. a ballplayer who spends most of the game on the bench waiting to play; a second-rate player. You’ll never be anything but a bench warmer.
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benchwarmer

A person who is seldom or never active in an enterprise. Derived from the sports meaning of a player who rarely or never takes part in a game but is relegated to sitting on the bench, the term, which dates from the early 1900s, was almost immediately transferred to other circumstances. The sports meaning appeared in a 2006 film, The Benchwarmers, about three not very competent ballplayers.
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Of the other regular benchwarmers only Dael Fry looks to have a long-term future at the club.
Metts will also continue to serve as an on-air presence on MidcoSNs Benchwarmers show during the summer months.
BenchWarmers tweeted the picture yesterday as it joked about the Magpies manager's apparent career decline over the past season.
We didn't even need the benchwarmers born in England, Zimbabwe, America and Spain.
A long-standing Saturday Night Live personality, Schneider has starred in many a Hollywood flick, including the Hot Chick, Benchwarmers, and more recently, Grown Ups.
Interestingly, Bangladesh tours generally feature the future stars of Indian cricket or the benchwarmers as the seniors generally choose to skip the series.
It's why benchwarmers come off the bench and high-profile trades happen midseason.
In "Recollection of a High School Benchwarmer," the author focuses on the camaraderie of a group of benchwarmers, their longings to play in the game, and the activities (makeshift bowling) they engage in as they wait.
After general chapters on the role of the coach and the rights, duties, and virtues associated with coaching, others consider specific issues, such as sports and moral character, ethical decision making, coaching philosophies, the ethics of competition, accepting undeserved advantages in competition, the moral obligation to play benchwarmers, gamesmanship and intimidation, how information from neuroscience impacts ethics in coaching, coaching youth, legal responsibilities, gender equity, safety, and recruitment.
A 13-year-old girl accuses her sister's lover of a crime he did not commit, with tragic repercussions 2007 *** The Benchwarmers (TV3, 11.30pm - 1.10am) Sporting comedy, starring Jon Heder, David Spade and Rob Schneider.
Tbeir pointless collaborations to date include Happy Gilmore, Big Daddy, The Benchwarmers, I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry, You Don't Mess With the Zohan and Grown Ups.
All became benchwarmers during the latter stages of their continental careers." Goal says it doesn't expect new recruits to replace them.
It's directed by Dennis Dugan, whose bad movies to date include Happy Gilmore, Big Daddy and National Security and The Benchwarmers.
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The Ismaili president also refuted talks that Abd-Rabou would join Ahly on a part-exchange deal that would see benchwarmers Ahmed Belal and Osama Hosni move in the opposite direction.