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shape

Pronunciation: /ʃeɪp/

Translation of shape in French:

n

  • forme (f) a square shape une forme carrée what shape is the room? quelle forme a la pièce? to take shape prendre forme to be in/out of shape [person] être/ne pas être en forme to get in shape se mettre en forme to knock sth into shape mettre qch au point [project, idea, essay]

vt

Phrasal verbs

shape up

(develop) [person] s'en sortir 1.1 (meet expectations) être à la hauteur

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