think outside the box

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to think imaginatively about a problem (slang)

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  • think outside the box — To disregard conventional thinking in order to achieve an original solution to a problem • • • Main Entry: ↑box * * * think outside the box phrase to find new ways of doing things, especially of solving problems Employees are encouraged to think… …   Useful english dictionary

  • think outside the box — If you think outside the box, you think in an imaginative and creative way …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • think outside the box — think in new ways, imagine, big sky thinking, think tank    Our methods are not working. We need different, innovative ideas we need to think outside the box …   English idioms

  • think outside the box —    If you think outside the box, you think in an imaginative and creative way.   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    People who think outside the box try to find innovative ideas or solutions.     Our competitors are more creative than us they… …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • think outside the box — to develop ideas that are different and unusual. We need to think outside the box if we are going to come up with something really new. These guys are incredibly creative they really know how to think out of the box. Usage notes: sometimes used… …   New idioms dictionary

  • think outside the box — to find new ways of doing things, especially of solving problems Employees are encouraged to think outside the box and develop creative solutions …   English dictionary

  • think outside the box — think out of/outside the box ► to think using your imagination and having new ideas instead of traditional or expected ones: »Thinking outside the box could be enough to put a business ahead of its competitors. Main Entry: ↑think …   Financial and business terms

  • think outside the box — informal have ideas that are original or creative. → box …   English new terms dictionary

  • think out of/outside the box — ► to think using your imagination and having new ideas instead of traditional or expected ones: »Thinking outside the box could be enough to put a business ahead of its competitors. Main Entry: ↑think …   Financial and business terms

  • Outside the box — Thinking outside the box Sans lever le crayon, comment relier les neuf points à l aide de seulement quatre traits droits qui se touchent ? Thinking outside the box signifie, en anglais américain, penser différemment, de façon non… …   Wikipédia en Français

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