- 1 1.1 (container, contents) caja (f); (large) cajón (m); (for piece of jewelry, pen etc) estuche (m)(ballot box)urna (f)(collection box)alcancía (f) (AmL) , hucha (f) (Esp)(jewellery box)joyero (m), alhajero (m) (AmL)(tool box)caja (f) de herramientas if I leave this house, it'll be in a box [colloquial/familiar] solo saldré de esta casa con los pies por delante [familiar/colloquial] to think outside the box tener* ideas fuera de serie or de lo común 1.2 (protector) [Sport] (BrE) protector (m), concha (f) (Méx)
- 4(Christmas box)(BrE) aguinaldo (m)
- 5 (television) (esp BrE) [colloquial/familiar] the box la tele [familiar/colloquial], la caja tonta [familiar/colloquial] what's on the box? ¿qué dan en la tele? [familiar/colloquial]
- 7 (shrub) boj (m)
- 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] boxear or pelear con or contraMore example sentences
- If you wanted to make a film on how to box, he would be the fighter you would want to film.
- They were on the table, and I wanted those fights before I boxed for the British title.
- Another thing they shared was the ability to box effectively while still carrying knockout power in either fist.
box inv + o + adv, v + adv + o
- 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)