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slim down

to become thinner; to lose weight. You have really slimmed down a lot since I last saw you. I need to eat less so I can slim down. He slimmed down quite a bit after he had his health problem.
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slim someone down

to cause someone to lose weight. They started to slim her down in the hospital, but she gained the weight back as soon as she got out. The dietitian slimmed down all the patients under his care.
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slim down

v.
To lose weight, as by dieting or exercise: I was overweight, so I decided to slim down.
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About Project: Pet Slim Down Project: Pet Slim Down is a free program from Purina that teams owners of overweight dogs and cats with veterinary professionals who work with them to create an individualized feeding and exercise program to help pets reach a healthy weight.
Before you invest big bucks in the thin client technology that enables your IT department to slim down its offerings, perhaps you should weigh some of the advantages and disadvantages.
Only days after German legislators agreed to slim down the Bundesbank to the new realities of a European System of Central Banks where the ECB is in charge of setting monetary policy and controlling the euro, the government of Gerhard Schroeder joined other EU partners in a drive to secure the primacy of national European financial regulators over the ECB's ambitions.
We met a group from Slimmers World in Liverpool whose motto really should have been "Eh, eh, slim down, slim down".
SAN ANTONIO -- Over the past four months, 24 contestants from across Texas have been working hard to adopt healthy habits and shed pounds, and on Sunday H-E-B named Alison Spangler from San Antonio as the $10,000 grand prize winner of its first-ever Community Slim Down Showdown competition.
London, May 25 ( ANI ): With the arrival of spring season, women are feeling overly pressured to slim down and shape up to fit into a bikini.
My dad's heart disease was constantly playing on my mind, so I decided to get some help and slim down.
Seattle Sutton's 2010 Slim Down contest is the first of its kind for the nearly 25-year old company that provides freshly prepared, portion-controlled meals to thousands of people from coast-to-coast each week.
The decision to slim down the board was taken to ensure it is able to react more quickly and fast track decisions for the 08 schedule.
Even in that relatively short space of time she has seen more than 65 members slim down to their ideal weight, with two members losing 10 stones and 12 stones respectively.
How can I nag him to slim down without making him feel that I'm going off him totally?
In the same way that anti-smoking efforts spread voluntarily through workplaces, IHA hopes to slim down workers with fruit, nuts and water.
Exercise can help you slim down and--if you do enough--may raise your HDL.
EVERTON hope Wayne Rooney's ankle injury will give him a chance to slim down and recharge his batteries, writes David Maddock.
But now he is turning his back on that division to slim down to 12 stone.