give shape to (something)

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give shape to (something)

To explain or detail something. Once you give shape to your vision for the ad campaign, I think the boss will support it.
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give ˈshape to something

(formal) express or explain a particular idea, plan, etc.
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Bernard father he had inherited size and weight, but it was his shepherd mother who had given shape to that size and weight.
Few details of the conversation between Trump and Abbas were released, but a PLO spokesman said that the call had given shape to the worst fears of Palestinians " that the United States would break with decades of practice and long-standing international consensus by recognising Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
For instance, Ashni Biyani, daughter of Future Group chief executive officer Kishore Biyani, who has been driving Future Ideas-- a consulting entity that she has given shape to over the past couple of years-- says 2015 " has been an interesting year where we have tried to understand the digital landscape.
It is an interactive platform that gives the fleet owners access to best practices and ideas across diverse areas of the trucking sector were given shape to. From this platform CEAT India Road Transportation Awards were developed, with the aim of recognizing the transporters who have contributed immensely to India's development story.
Existence of the particle - believed to have given shape to the universe after the Big Bang 13.7 billion years ago - was proposed some four decades ago.
The Higgs particle was first predicted about four decades ago - and is believed to have given shape to the universe after the Big Bang 13.7 billion years ago.
"In 2011 we have given shape to our Corporate Strategy of investing for the future.
But there are many more who are worthy of commendation, including those whose pioneering work has decisively given shape to North American Lutheranism long before our time.
Although virtually unseen by the general public, these sacred dances have given shape to the western powwow dances of today.
Three dominant models (attribution theory, self-efficacy, and self-concept) have given shape to much of the perception research to date, and can be classified primarily in terms of where they cast their gaze: back toward the past, ahead to the future, or on the present.
The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has given shape to plans for a third set of locks aimed at maintaining the waterway's competitive edge in coming decades, reports Reuters (April 6, 2001).
Cool, almost simple on the surface, the innocent images and objects in the show seemed to have absorbed and given shape to a mournful humor, a macabre eroticism, abject desire, and confusion.
One problem involves using pieces of a given shape to form a rectangle (see figure 3).
In giving birth to India's own historical detective character, Muzaffar Jang, Madhulika has only given shape to her long- standing love for the genre, which isn't very popular in India.
Like the Basil Fawlty 'Don't Mention the War' sketch in Fawlty Towers, it has given shape to stereotypical impression of Germans among some Brits.