to be a square peg in a round hole
? His appearance here is like a square peg in a round hole.
to go back to square one
? The attempt failed and we had to go back to square one.
be there, or be square
? There's a bunch of people going to be at John's on Saturday. Be there or be square.
call sth square/
? He deliberately insulted me but I'll square accountswith him one day.
something doesn’t cut any squares with one
? The quarrel doesn’t cut any squares withhim.
to be fair and square
? I ask no odds, I just want you to be fair and square.
to look someone square in the eye
? He sat me down, looked me square in the eye and said, "I love you."
on the square
? We just want this trail on the square.
out of square
? Both reports are from supposedly reliable sources, but they are out of square.
a square answer
? He offered us a square answer.
to square away
? He is trying to get all his legal troubles squared awayas soon as possible.
a square deal
? The workers were offered a square dealof a 40-hour week and guaranteed overtime.
A square meal
Three square meals（经常简化为three squares）：指早、中、晚传统三餐。
? They haven't had a square mealfor four or five days.
to square off
? French soldiers squared off with a gunman at a road checkpoint.
to square up
? I have something to square up with you.
? The world's most prestigious insurance company was last night squaring upto take on MPs who have accused it of being riddled with corruption.
to square one’s shoulders
? You need to square your shouldersfor the subsequent task.
to attempt to square the circle
? It is easier to square the circlethan to get round a mathematician.
to square something with someone
? I squared it withDan, who said it was all right so long as I was back next Monday morning.