Translation of box in Spanish:

box

Pronunciation: /bɑːks; bɒks/

noun/nombre

  • 5 (television) (especially British English/especialmente inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar] the box la tele [colloquial/familiar], la caja tonta [colloquial/familiar] what's on the box? ¿qué dan en la tele? [colloquial/familiar]
  • 6 (thump) a box around the ears un sopapo

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1 (put in boxes) poner* en una caja, embalar
  • 2 2.1 (hit) to box sb around the ear(s) darle* un sopapo a algn 2.2 (fight) [Sport/Deporte] boxear or pelear con or contra

Phrasal verbs

box in

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento
1.1 (restrict, surround) cerrarle* el paso a the favorite was completely boxed in le habían cerrado el paso al favorito 1.2 (enclose) [pipes] esconder ([ tapando con una tabla etc ])

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