tip the scales at something

tip the scales at (something)

To weigh a certain amount. That fish you caught today tipped the scales at 21 pounds! I knew I needed to lose weight once I tipped the scales at 200 pounds.
See also: Scales, tip

tip the scales at something

weigh a particular amount: He tipped the scales at just over 80 kilos.
See also: Scales, something, tip