Translation: from spanish

a box of chocolates

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  • box — noun 1 container ADJECTIVE ▪ rectangular, square ▪ upturned (esp. BrE) ▪ They were sitting around the fire on upturned boxes. ▪ empty ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • box — box1 W1S1 [bɔks US ba:ks] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(container)¦ 2¦(amount)¦ 3¦(shape)¦ 4¦(in a court/theatre etc)¦ 5¦(small building)¦ 6¦(at a post office)¦ 7¦(sports field)¦ 8¦(protection)¦ 9¦(tree)¦ 10¦(television)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • box — 1 noun 1 CONTAINER (C) a container for putting things in, especially one with four stiff straight sides (+ of): a box of tissues | a matchbox | cardboard/wooden box: You need a filing cabinet, not all these cardboard boxes. | toolbox/shoebox etc… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • box*/*/*/ — [bɒks] noun I 1) [C] a container with straight sides and a flat base a cardboard box[/ex] 2) [C] the things in a box, or the amount that a box contains We ate the whole box of chocolates.[/ex] 3) [C] a space for writing information on a printed… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • box — I UK [bɒks] / US [bɑks] noun Word forms box : singular box plural boxes *** 1) a) [countable] a container with straight sides, a flat base, and sometimes a lid a stack of cardboard boxes Read the instructions before taking it out of its box. b)… …   English dictionary

  • box — box1 [ baks ] noun *** ▸ 1 container ▸ 2 space for writing in ▸ 3 in theater ▸ 4 area of sports ground ▸ 5 address ▸ 6 tree with shiny leaves ▸ 7 for a dead body ▸ 8 telephone box ▸ 9 used by men in sports ▸ 10 television ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) count a …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • The Poisoned Chocolates Case — infobox Book | name = The Poisoned Chocolates Case title orig = translator = author = Anthony Berkeley cover artist = country = England language = English series = genre = Detective fiction publisher = Collins release date = 1929 media type =… …   Wikipedia

  • Gertrude Hawk Chocolates — is a chocolate company based in Dunmore, Pennsylvania. The company was started by Gertrude Jones Hawk in 1936. Hawk began her career at the age of 12 after the death of her father. She took a job in a candy shop and later began making chocolates… …   Wikipedia

  • candy box — fancy box of chocolates, nice box of candy …   English contemporary dictionary

  • chocolate-box — adjective Etymology: from the pictures formerly commonly seen on boxes of chocolates Date: 1901 superficially pretty or sentimental …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Chocolate — For other uses, see Chocolate (disambiguation). Chocolate most commonly comes in dark, milk, and white varieties, with cocoa solids contributing to the …   Wikipedia


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