a reprimand from the bench
- He went from the bar to the bench.
- The bank is a ten minutes' run from the hotel.
- He got a lot of dope from the secretary.
- I turned my head, and saw him rise from the bench, and steal out noiselessly.
- Ide did himself no favours with his move on Albers, and was arguably lucky to escape with an official reprimand from the stewards.