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box sb in

phrasal verb with box /bɒks/ US  /bɑːks/ verb
to prevent someone from doing what they want to do
限制(某人),约束(某人)
She did not want to send her son to a school where he would be boxed in by so many rules and regulations.
她不想把儿子送到一所被规章制度束手束脚的学校。
Limiting and restrictingPreventing and impeding
boxed in
 
 
adjective [after verb]
prevented from doing what you want to do
受限制的,受束缚的
He feels boxed in at work and wants greater freedom to develop his ideas.
他工作上感到束手束脚,希望有更多的自由来展开自己的想法。
Lack of freedom to act
Translations of “box sb in”
in Chinese (Traditional) 限制(某人),約束(某人)…
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