think out of the box

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think out of the ˈbox

(also think outside the ˈbox) think about something, or how to do something, in a new, different or creative way (especially in business): The company is looking for adventurous, creative people who can think out of the box and are not afraid of experimenting.Thinking out of the box would improve public education.
See also: box, of, out, think