Meaning of “box sb's ears” in the English Dictionary

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"box sb's ears" in British English

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box sb's ears

UK also give sb a box on the ears old-fashioned informal

to hit someone on the side of the head, usually as a punishment

(Definition of “box sb's ears” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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