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English definition of “box sb/sth in”

box sb/sth in

phrasal verb with box     /bɒks/ US  /bɑːks/ verb
to move so close to someone or something that they cannot move away: When I got back to my car, I found it had been boxed in by a lorry.Enclosing, surrounding and immersing
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