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American English: /bɑks/
British English: /bɒks/

Translation of box in Spanish:


  • 5 (television) (especially British English) [colloquial]the box
    la tele [colloquial]
    la caja tonta [colloquial]
    what's on the box?
    ¿qué dan en la tele? [colloquial]
  • 6 (thump) See examples: a box around the ears
    un sopapo

intransitive verb

transitive verb

  • 1 (put in boxes)
    poner en una caja
  • 2 2.1 (hit) See examples: to box somebody around the ear(s)
    darle un sopapo a alguien
    2.2 (fight) (Sport)
    boxear or pelear con or contra
    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.

Phrasal verbs

box in

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object
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) (tapando con una tabla etc)

Definition of box in:

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