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box sb/sth in

phrasal verb with box uk   /bɒks/  us   /bɑːks/ verb
to move so close to someone or something that the person or thing cannot move away: When I got back to my car, I found it had been boxed in by a lorry.
Translations of “box sb/sth in”
in Chinese (Traditional) 把…困住…
in Russian зажимать…
in Turkish kutulamak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 把…困住…
in Polish zablokować kogoś/coś…
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