English - Vietnamese Dictionary
box /bɔks/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- chỗ ngồi (của người đánh xe ngựa)
- lô (rạp hát); phòng nhỏ (khách sạn); ô (chuồng ngựa)
- 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
- lều nhỏ, chỗ trú chân (của người đi săn)
- 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
- ngăn riêng ra; nhốt riêng vào từng ô chuồng
- 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
- danh từ
- (thực vật học) cây hoàng dương
+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
Advanced English 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!
noun, verbCollocation Dictionary
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?
7 [C] (BrE) = BOX JUNCTION: Only traffic turning right may enter the box.
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).
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.
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.
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.
VERB + BOX
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
Tick the relevant box below.
Click on ‘open file’ in the dialogue box.
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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