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outside the boxBeyond the bounds of convention.
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box cleverTo act wisely.
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box on the earAdministered on the victim's ear, usually by an educator, to enforce attention.
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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.
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box seatA seat among a group of seats in an enclosure, as at a theater or stadium.
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box seatA favorable vantage point.
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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.
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box the compassTo make a complete reversal in stance or opinion.
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box your earsA Threat of Violence To { child or youth ] because of a minor infraction.
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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.
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dumb as a box of rocksVery stupid
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idiot boxTelevision.
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knock out of the boxTo cause a pitcher to be replaced by heavy hitting.
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knock out of the boxTo cause something to be replaced by something else.
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life is like a box of chocolatesLife is full of surprises, you never know what will happen next.
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off one's boxCrazy; unhinged; irrational.
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off one's boxStoned or intoxicated.
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one candle short of a boxnot bright; stupid
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out of one's boxCrazy; unhinged; irrational.
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out of one's boxStoned or intoxicated.
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out of the boxImmediately, without intervention from the customer.
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out of the boxSee outside the box.
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penalty boxThat is assessed after an infraction.
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penalty boxThe penalty area.
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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.
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voice boxlarynx
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play aroundTo behave in a silly, or childish, or irresponsible way.
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play downTo make or attempt to make something seem less important, likely, or obvious.
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play upTo misbehave.
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play alongTo take part in a charade, deception, or practical joke.
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play aroundTo engage in sexual practices outside of marriage.
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against the run of playContrary to the flow of the game.
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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.
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child's playSomething particularly simple or easy.
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close of playThe end of a day's play
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close of playThe end of the final game (not to be confused with set or match) during a day at the All England Tennis Championships (Wimbledon)
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close of playThe end of the working day
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grandstand playA successful play or other manoeuvre during a sporting competition in which one or more players shows off unnecessarily in order to entertain or impress the spectators.
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hold-up playA play where an attacker retains possession of the ball, while the teammates can move up the field.
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if there's grass on the pitch, play ballOnce someone has grown pubic hair or started puberty, they are sexually accessible.
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party and playUsed other than as an idiom: see party, play.
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party and playMarked by the use of drugs and the absence of sexual inhibitions.
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play aroundTo work with in a non-serious manner.
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play backTo replay a recording.
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play ballAn expression used at the beginning of a game of baseball.
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play ballTo start anything tumultuous.
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play ballTo work together; to cooperate.
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play both sides against the middleTo manipulate opponents or competitors in a manner which benefits the manipulator.
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play by earTo play guided by one's memory of the sound, rather than from a written score.
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play by earTo do by guessing, intuition, or trial and error; to react to events as they occur.
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