Translation of "box sb in" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

See all translations

box sb in

phrasal verb with box uk /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。

(Translation of “box sb in” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Need a translator?

Translator tool

Get a quick, free translation!