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 Meanings and Examples of BOX
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box
 n.  a rectangular container with or without a cover
 n.  an often small space, compartment, or enclosure
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  I have them," said Lestrade, producing a small white box; "I took them and the purse and the telegram, intending to have them put in a place of safety at the Police Station.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER VII. LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS
2  One half we return into the box for future purposes.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER VII. LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS
3  Of the two pills in that box one was of the most deadly poison, and the other was entirely harmless.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER VII. LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS
4  Lestrade mounted the box, whipped up the horse, and brought us in a very short time to our destination.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER VI. A CONTINUATION OF THE REMINISCENCES OF JOHN W...
5  I was a fairly good dispenser, so I worked this alkaloid into small, soluble pills, and each pill I put in a box with a similar pill made without the poison.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER VI. A CONTINUATION OF THE REMINISCENCES OF JOHN W...
6  'But it was you who broke her innocent heart, I shrieked, thrusting the box before him.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER VI. A CONTINUATION OF THE REMINISCENCES OF JOHN W...
7  At this moment the man on the box whipped up his horses and the van moved out of the yard at a smart trot.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter IX
8  And when she mounted the soap box in the centre, representing perhaps a rock in the ocean, her size made her appear gigantic.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 6
9  For a moment she stood there, eminent, dominant, on the soap box with the blue and sailing clouds behind her.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
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10  Albert tittered, skipping round the soap box.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
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11  And the pilgrims who had continued their march and their chant in the background, now gathered round the figure of Eliza on her soap box as if to form the audience at a play.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
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12  Hands joined, heads knocking, they danced round the majestic figure of the Elizabethan age personified by Mrs. Clark, licensed to sell tobacco, on her soap box.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
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13  Great Eliza descended from her soap box.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
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14  A great box, draped in red baize festooned with heavy gold tassels had been moved into the middle of the stage.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
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15  They were setting another scene, round the red baize box.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
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Example Sentence: (144 in 10 pages)
16  He left strict instructions that the box should only be opened after his death.
17  The box is too heavy to carry down the slope; we'll have to drag it down.
18  Don't crush the box; it has flowers in it.
19  Take a candy from the box.
20  The fruit at the bottom of the box had been squashed.
21  I pushed and pushed at the heavy box but could not move it.
22  Two of the fireworks in the box were duds.
23  Grow the bulbs in a transparent plastic box, so the children can see the roots growing.
24  Wendy had hidden the box under her bed.
25  Thick cotton padding embedded the precious vase in its box.
26  I do not think this is the right lid for this box.
27  Libel plaintiffs are virtually obliged to go into the witness box.
28  It's difficult to lift off the cover of the box.
29  She removed every single thing from the box.
30  They hoicked the box onto the table.