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

box sb in

phrasal verb with box /bɒks/ US  /bɑːks/ verb

to prevent someone from doing what they want to do

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。
boxed in uk us adjective [ after verb ]

prevented from doing what you want to do

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。

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

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