a container for solid objects or substances, usually with stiff straight sides and often with a lid
the amount a box will hold
a small room or enclosed space; a small enclosed space with seats in a theatre, separate from the main seating area
a PO Box
hitting on the ears
put in a box or boxes
fight sb with the closed hands/fists, usually with thick gloves for sport
"he rummaged through a box of spare parts"
"the royal box was empty"
"he gave her a box of chocolates"
"his lying got him into a tight corner"
"the flowchart contained many boxes"
"the umpire warned the batter to stay in the batter's box"
"an armed guard sat in the box with the driver"
"the sentry stayed in his box to avoid the cold"
"I gave him a good box on the ear"
"box the gift, please"
"I'll box your ears!"
My landlady..took the opportunity of my absence to search my boxes.
出自： S. Johnson
Who, seeing the house shuttered, would have dropped a letter in at the box?
出自： E. Bowen
She was so furious she..rushed at Polly and boxed her ears.
出自： N. Mitford
They boxed the garden in with fences.
The American is running on the outside of the track after being cleverly boxed in by his opponents earlier in the race.
The whole army was boxed in by the enemy and had no hope of escape.
The bathroom would look much nicer if the pipes were boxed in.
The police boxed off the area into smaller parts for better control.
They have boxed the area off into separate sections.
We are each boxed off in our own little offices.
误 He boxed on his wife's ear.
正 He boxed his wife's ear.
误 He gave his wife a box in ear.
正 He gave his wife a box on ear.
析 box作及物动词表示“打某人耳光”时直接接sb's ear作宾语,作名词表示“一记耳光”时接on ear表示“打在某一部位”,不用in。