Examples of front bench in a Sentence
He challenged the views of his party's front bench.
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May defended her Brexit plan to lawmakers in the House of Commons on Monday, with Johnson absent from his usual place on the Conservative front bench.
Minutes after Johnson quit, May defended her Brexit plan to lawmakers in the House of Commons — with Johnson absent from his usual place on the Conservative front bench.
Powell was sacked from the Tories’ front bench—and still does.
The current Tory front bench is a row of exhausted molehills.
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FRONT BENCH Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of front bench for English Language Learners
: the front row of seats on both sides in a British legislature (such as the House of Commons) where the leaders sit; also : the leaders themselves
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