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A container with a flat base and sides, typically square or rectangular and having a lid
“A ripening banana put in a lidded box with green tomatoes turns them red.”
A slap with the hand on the side of a person's head
“She gave him a box on the ear.”
An electronic device with a screen and speakers that reproduces images and sound
“… would you switch on the box so that we can watch the news?”
A difficult, puzzling, or embarrassing situation from which there is no easy escape
“… with our new home still unfinished, and the buyers of our condo eager to move in, we were in a real box.”
“She left her purse in a telephone box.”
Put in or provide with a box
“No longer will they have to wear rubber gloves to rummage through a bin liner, now it will be clean and dry and boxed up for them.”
Punch competitively
“He boxed both my ears and stalked out.”
Fight an opponent using one's fists; compete in the sport of boxing
“He continued to box after losing to him, but he never fully recovered.”
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