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box /bɔks/
  • danh từ
    • hộp, thùng, tráp, bao
    • chỗ ngồi (của người đánh xe ngựa)
    • lô (rạp hát); phòng nhỏ (khách sạn); ô (chuồng ngựa)
    • chòi, điếm (canh)
    • ghế (ở toà án, cho quan toà, nhân chứng...)
    • tủ sắt, két sắt (để bạc); ông, hộp (bỏ tiền)
      • to put in the box: bỏ ống
    • quà (lễ giáng sinh)
    • lều nhỏ, chỗ trú chân (của người đi săn)
    • (kỹ thuật) hộp ống lót
    • to be in the same box
      • cùng chung một cảnh ngộ (với ai)
    • to be in one's thinking box
      • suy nghĩ chính chắn, thận trọng
    • in a tight out box: lâm vào hoàn cảnh khó khăn
    • to be in the wrong box: lâm vào hoàn cảnh khó xử
  • ngoại động từ
    • bỏ vào hộp
    • đệ (đơn) lên toà án
    • ngăn riêng ra; nhốt riêng vào từng ô chuồng
    • to box up
      • nhốt vào chuông hẹp
    • đóng kín vào hộp
    • to box the compass
      • (xem) compass
  • danh từ
    • cái tát, cái bạt
      • a box on the ear: cái bạt tai
  • động từ
    • tát, bạt (tai...)
      • to box someone's ears: bạt tai ai
    • đánh quyền Anh
    • danh từ
      • (thực vật học) cây hoàng dương
    Concise Dictionary
    +a (usually rectangular) container; may have a lid
    +private area in a theater or grandstand where a small group can watch the performance
    +the quantity contained in a box
    +a predicament from which a skillful or graceful escape is impossible
    +a rectangular drawing
    +evergreen shrubs or small trees
    +any one of several designated areas on a ball field where the batter or catcher or coaches are positioned
    +the driver's seat on a coach
    +separate partitioned area in a public place for a few people
    +a blow with the hand (usually on the ear)
    +put into a box
    +hit with the fist
    +engage in a boxing match

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    1 case, receptacle, crate, carton, container, casket, coffer, caddy, chest:
    She keeps her valuables in a small tortoise-shell box on the dressing-table.
    2 crate, encase, package:
    The candles are boxed in dozens.
    3 box in or up. trap, confine, bottle up, hem in, enclose, surround; pin down:
    They have the horses boxed in and are now driving them into the corral.
    1 fight, engage in fisticuffs, spar, battle:
    When he was in the army, he boxed for his regiment.
    2 strike, buffet, punch, hit, Colloq slug, sock, whack, thwack, clout, belt, thump, lambaste, whomp:
    Every time she heard him swear, she'd box his ears.
    3 blow, buffet, punch, hit, strike, Colloq slug, sock, whack, thwack, clout, belt, thump, whomp:
    How would you like a box on the ear, you young rascal!
    Advanced English Dictionary
    noun, verb
    + noun
    1 [C] (especially in compounds) a container made of wood, cardboard, metal, etc. with a flat stiff base and sides and often a lid, used especially for holding solid things: She kept all the letters in a box. + a money box + cardboard boxes + a toolbox + a matchbox
    2 [C] a box and its contents: a box of chocolates / matches
    in theatre / court
    3 [C] a small area in a theatre or court of law separated off from where other people sit: a box at the opera + the witness / jury box
    4 [C] a small hut used for a particular purpose: a sentry / signal box + (BrE) a telephone box + I called him from the phone box on the corner.
    5 [C] a small square or RECTANGLE drawn on a page for people to write information in: Put a cross in the appropriate box. + to tick / check a box
    6 (the box) [sing.] (informal) the television: What's on the box tonight?
    on road
    7 [C] (BrE) = BOX JUNCTION: Only traffic turning right may enter the box.
    in sport
    8 [C] an area on a sports field that is marked by lines and used for a particular purpose: (BrE) He was fouled in the box (= the penalty box).
    for mail
    9 [C] = BOX NUMBER
    See also - PO BOX
    10 [C] (BrE) a piece of plastic that a man wears over his sex organs to protect them while he is playing a sport, especially cricket
    tree / wood
    11 [C, U] a small EVERGREEN tree or bush with thick dark leaves, used especially for garden HEDGES
    12 (also boxwood) [U] the hard wood of this bush
    Idioms: give sb a box on the ears (old-fashioned) to hit sb with your hand on the side of their head as a punishment
    more at TRICK n.
    + verb
    1 [V, VN] to fight sb in the sport of boxing
    put in container
    2 [VN] ~ sth (up) to put sth in a box
    Idioms: box sb's ears (old-fashioned) to hit sb with your hand on the side of their head as a punishment
    Phrasal Verbs: box sb/sth in
    1 to prevent sb/sth from being able to move by surrounding them with people, vehicles, etc: Someone had parked behind us and boxed us in.
    2 [usually passive] (of a situation) to prevent sb from doing what they want by creating unnecessary problems: She felt boxed in by all their petty rules.
    Collocation Dictionary

    1 container


    oblong, rectangular, square | upturned
    They were sitting round the fire on upturned boxes. | cardboard | storage | chocolate, cigar, egg | jewel/jewellery, shoe, tool (also
    | cassette, CD, video | gift | lunch, sandwich | first-aid | (safe/safety) deposit, security
    There is a safety deposit box in every room of the hotel.
    | cash, money
    The cash box was kept in the safe at the back of the shop. She opened her money box to see if she had saved enough for a tennis racket.
    | collection, donation
    The exhibition is free, but there is a collection box for donations.


    pile, stack

    VERB + BOX

    fill, pack
    She filled the box with old clothes.
    | pack sth in/into, put sth in/into, put sth away in, store sth in
    We packed all the books into boxes.
    | remove sth from, take sth out of | empty, unpack | open | close, shut | lock

    BOX + VERB

    contain sth, be filled with/full of sth, hold sth
    This box holds ten candles and costs £21.
    | be labelled sth, be marked sth
    a box marked ‘fragile’
    | be covered in/with sth, be lined with sth
    The dog sleeps in a box lined with an old blanket.


    in/into a/the ~, inside a/the ~, out of a/the ~ | ~ of
    a box of chocolates


    the lid of a box

    2 enclosed area


    soundproof | call, phone, telephone | jury, witness | commentary, press
    There was a babble of languages in the commentary box when the race began.
    | director's, executive, hospitality
    They drank champagne as they watched the match from the executive box.
    | private, Royal
    a private box at the theatre
    | signal | horse
    The car in front was pulling a horsebox.


    in/into a/the ~

    3 square on a form/screen


    appropriate, relevant
    Tick the relevant box below.
    | dialog/dialogue
    Click on ‘open file’ in the dialogue box.
    | question

    VERB + BOX

    fill in, put sth in, tick, write (sth) in
    Put a cross in the box if you agree with the comments.


    in/into a/the ~

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