New English-Irish Dictionary
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box

noun
verb
phrases
noun
1 noun cardboard, wooden etc bosca masc4  c m ua box full of books lán bosca leabhar, bosca lán leabhar 2 noun chocolates etc bosca masc4  c m ua box of chocolates bosca seacláidí20 euro a box 20 euro an bosca
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3 noun space on page for writing information inbosca masc4  c m u tick a box (also check a box US) cuir tic i mbosca 4 noun space on page containing particular information bosca masc4  c m u 5 noun COMP space on screen for typing information inbosca masc4  c m u 6 noun COMP space on screen containing particular informationbosca masc4  c m u 7 noun MUS, SPOR, THEAT theatre etcbosca masc4  c m u 8 noun (also jury box) LAW juryáiléar an ghiúiré 9 noun (also witness box) LAW witnessclár na mionn 10 noun TRANSP junctionacomhal masc1  c m ubosca masc4  c m u 11 noun postbosca masc4  c m u 12 noun PRESS for replies to advertisementbosca masc4  c m u 13 noun BOT evergreen tree, bushcrann bosca  c m ubox hedge fál bosca 14 (also boxwood) noun BOT yellow woodcrann bosca  c m u 15 noun informal coffincónra fem4  c m u 16 noun TELECOM telephonebosca teileafóin  c m u 17 noun CLOTH, SPOR protection for sex organsbosca cosanta NP  c m ucosaint fem3  c m u 18 noun ENG protective housing for machinerybosca masc4  c m u 19 noun ENG, informal geargiarbhosca masc4  c m u 20 noun COMP central part of computer, casing bosca masc4  c m u 21 noun horsebosca masc4  c m ustall in a stable stalla i stábla 22 noun HIST, TRANSP coachmanbosca tiománaí  c m u
verb
23 (also box up) verb pack up TRANSITIVEcuir i mbosca 24 verb put text within printed lines TRANSITIVEbosca a chur thart ar 25 verb BOX fight sb
INTRANSITIVEdornáil verb  c m ubacsáil verb  c m u
TRANSITIVEto box sb bheith ag bacsáil in aghaidh duine
26 verb BOX take part in fighting match INTRANSITIVEbheith ag dornálaíochtbheith ag bacsáil 27 verb familiar punch TRANSITIVEbuail verb  c m ubuille a thabhairt do
phrases

to box clever

informaldo chuid cártaí a imirt go clistebheith glic

to box the compass

NAUTan compás a ghabháil

to box sb's ears

clabhta a thabhairt do dhuinecibhear a thabhairt do dhuineleidhce i mbun na cluaise a thabhairt do dhuine to have your ears boxed é a fháil daite faoin gcluas, na cluasa a bheith á dtéamh agat, cleatar a fháil faoin gcluas

a box on the ear

cibhear faoin gcluasleidhce faoin gcluasbuille i mbun na cluaise to give sb a box on the ear cibhear faoin gcluas a thabhairt do dhuine, leidhce faoin gcluas a thabhairt do dhuine, buille i mbun na cluaise a thabhairt do dhuine

to think outside the box

smaoineamh as an nuabheith cruthaitheachféachaint ar rudaí ar bhealach úr

to be in the box seat

(especially AUSTRALIA), informalan ghaoth a bheith leatbheith chun tosaighan lámh in uachtar a bheith agat

to be out of your box

informalbheith ar shiúl sa chloigeann informalbheith as do chrann cumhachtahe was out of his box on drink and drugs bhí sé ar shiúl sa chloigeann ar ól agus drugaí informal, bhí sé as a chrann cumhachta ar ól agus drugaí

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