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outside the boxBeyond the bounds of convention.Rate it:

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box inTo limit someone's freedom of thought, movement, expression, etc.Rate it:

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box oneself into a cornerTo create a predicament or problem for oneself; to do something that leaves one with no good alternatives. or solutions.Rate it:

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knock out of the boxTo cause a pitcher to be replaced by heavy hitting.Rate it:

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box cleverTo act wisely.Rate it:

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box inTo immobilize something, usually a vehicle, by placing obstacles, usually other vehicles, obstructing the free movementRate it:

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box inTo enclose by drawing a box aroundRate it:

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box offTo turn the head of a vessel either way by bracing the headyards aback.Rate it:

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box on the earAdministered on the victim's ear, usually by an educator, to enforce attention.Rate it:

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box outTo position oneself between an opposition player and the basket in anticipation of getting a rebound.Rate it:

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box outTo arrange a situation so as to exclude.Rate it:

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box seatA seat among a group of seats in an enclosure, as at a theater or stadium.Rate it:

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box seatA favorable vantage point.Rate it:

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box someone's earsTo slap someone on the side of the head, usually as an informal punishment.Rate it:

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box the compassTo know, and be able to recite the 32 points and quarter points of the magnetic compass from North, both clockwise and anticlockwise.Rate it:

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box the compassTo make a complete reversal in stance or opinion.Rate it:

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box upTo pack into boxes.Rate it:

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box upTo confine.Rate it:

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box your earsA Threat of Violence To { child or youth ] because of a minor infraction.Rate it:

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box-office bombA motion picture that generates relatively low revenue at the box office, especially that which is less than the budget for the motion picture.Rate it:

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dumb as a box of rocksVery stupidRate it:

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get one's shine boxUsed as an insult.Rate it:

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give the man a box of 'milky ways'!Correct Answers To Questions from the host of a radio program; 'Ask the Professor' were rewarded with delicious candy bars;!Rate it:

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idiot boxTelevision.Rate it:

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inside the boxRestricted by conventionRate it:

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knock out of the boxTo cause something to be replaced by something else.Rate it:

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life is like a box of chocolatesLife is full of surprises, you never know what will happen next.Rate it:

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off one's boxCrazy; unhinged; irrational.Rate it:

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off one's boxStoned or intoxicated.Rate it:

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one candle short of a boxnot bright; stupidRate it:

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out of one's boxCrazy; unhinged; irrational.Rate it:

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out of one's boxStoned or intoxicated.Rate it:

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out of the boxSee outside the box.Rate it:

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out of the boxImmediately, without intervention from the customer.Rate it:

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penalty boxThe penalty area.Rate it:

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penalty boxThat is assessed after an infraction.Rate it:

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stuff the ballot boxTo commit fraud in an election by depositing extra or otherwise illegitimate ballots into the container holding voters' ballots, in an attempt to predetermine the outcome.Rate it:

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the box they're going to bury it inA person or product that hastens the obsolescence of another person or product.Rate it:

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voice boxlarynxRate it:

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your plate is going to be in the mail boxDad to son....if you f*ck up one more time...then, Your plate is in the mail box....you just got tossed out of your parents home !Rate it:

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all work and no play makes jack a dull boyToo much focus on one's career is often viewed unfavorably.Too much hard work and not enough leisure time can be unhealthy.Rate it:

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bygones be bygones, and fair play for time to comeLet all past wrongs be forgotten, with a resumption of cordial relations.Rate it:

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play downTo make or attempt to make something seem less important, likely, or obvious.Rate it:

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play it by earTo do something by guessing, intuition, or trial and error; to react to events as they occur.Rate it:

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play the giddy goatto behave wildly, irresponsibly.Rate it:

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play upTo make or attempt to make something appear more important, likely or obvious; to showcase or highlight.Rate it:

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When the Cat's Away, the Mice will PlayWithout the presence of authority, people will do as they please even of breaking the rulesRate it:

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you can't win if you don't playUnless or until you don't play , you cannot win .Rate it:

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Play Cat and MouseTo make someone fool by playing tricks, to annoy or tease someoneRate it:

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play aroundTo behave in a silly, or childish, or irresponsible way.Rate it:

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