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shape

British English: /ʃeɪp/
American English: /ʃeɪp/

noun

  • 2 (optimum condition) to be in, out of shape
    essere in forma, fuori forma
    to get in, keep in shape
    rimettersi, tenersi in forma
    to get, knock, lick somebody in(to) shape [informal]
    portare qualcuno alla forma ottimale
    to get, knock, lick, whip [something] into shape
    mettere a punto (project, idea, proposal, report, essay)
  • 3 [figurative] (character, structure) (of organization) technology that influences the shape of the labour market
    tecnologia che influisce sulla struttura del mercato del lavoro
    he determined the whole shape of 20th century poetry
    ha influenzato tutta la forma della poesia del XX secolo
    to take shape
    (plan, project, idea)
    prendere forma
    (events)
    prendere una (certa) piega
    the likely shape of currency union
    il probabile assetto dell'unione monetaria
    this will determine the shape of political developments over the next decade
    questo determinerà gli sviluppi politici del prossimo decennio
    my contribution took the shape of helping, advising…
    i miei contributi furono sotto forma di aiuto, consulenza…
    whatever the shape of the new government
    (in style) qualsiasi orientamento prenda il nuovo governo
    to spell out the shape of a proposal to decide what shape one's apology should take
    decidere sotto quale forma fare le proprie scuse
    developments which have changed the shape of our lives
    sviluppi che hanno cambiato il nostro modo di vivere
    the shape of things to come
    come si metteranno le cose
    fortune comes in many shapes and forms
    la sorte si presenta sotto molte forme
    tips in any shape or form are forbidden
    qualsiasi forma di mancia è proibita
    I don't condone violence in any shape or form I wasn't involved in the matter in any way, shape or form
  • 4 (guise)in the shape of help arrived in the shape of a policeman, a large sum of money
    l'aiuto giunse nella persona di un poliziotto, sotto forma di una grossa somma di denaro
    he eats a lot of fat in the shape of chips and burgers
    mangia molti grassi sotto forma di patatine e hamburger

transitive verb

  • 2 [figurative] (person, event)
    (stronger) determinare (future, idea)
    formare (character)
    (person)
    plasmare (policy, project)
    you could play a part in shaping this country's future
    potreste giocare un ruolo nel determinare il futuro di questo paese

Phrasal verbs

shape up

1 (develop)
(person)
riuscire
she's shaping up really well as a manager how are things shaping up at (the) head office?
come vanno le cose nella sede centrale?
to be shaping up to be
stare per diventare
this game is shaping up to be an enthralling contest
questa partita si prospetta come un incontro molto emozionante
2 (meet expectations)
essere all'altezza
if he doesn't shape up, fire him
se non è all'altezza, licenzialo
shape up or ship out! [informal]
o ti metti al passo o te ne vai!
3 (improve one's figure)

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SHAPE
British English: /ʃeɪp/
American English: /ʃeɪp/

noun

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  • SHAPE (masculine)

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