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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),約束(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.
她不想把兒子送到一所被規章制度束手束腳的學校。
Limiting and restrictingPreventing and impeding
boxed in
 
 
adjective [after verb]
prevented from doing what you want to do
受限制的,受束縛的
He feels boxed in at work and wants greater freedom to develop his ideas.
他工作上感到束手束腳,希望有更多的自由來展開自己的想法。
Lack of freedom to act
Translations of “box sb in”
in Chinese (Simplified) 限制(某人),约束(某人)…
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