box sb/sth in Meaning in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary
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Meaning of “box sb/sth in” - Learner’s Dictionary

box sb/sth in

phrasal verb with box
 
 
/bɒks/ verb
to move so close to someone or something that they cannot move: [often passive] When I returned I found that my car had been boxed in.Preventing and impedingLimiting and restricting
Translations of “box sb/sth in”
in Chinese (Traditional) 把…困住…
in Russian зажимать…
in Turkish kutulamak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 把…困住…
in Polish zablokować kogoś/coś…
(Definition of box sb/sth in from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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