in shape

in shape

1. In good, robust health; strong or fit. Sadly, I'm not in shape anymore. Ten years working behind a desk has given me quite a belly!
2. Suitably prepared or in the proper condition. No, the manuscript isn't in shape for review yet—I still have a few sections to edit.
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in(to) shape

In good, robust health; strong or fit. Boy, I really need to get into shape. Ten years working behind a desk have given me quite a belly! Wow, Jim is really in shape lately.
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If getting in shape and losing those extra holiday pounds are on your to-do list for the new year, Rend Lake College has a challenge for you.
Archie decides to revive the career of a talented local lad who went off the rails, with Jamie helping him to get back in shape. But when Delilah distracts the fighter from his training schedule, Jamie looks set to be the one stepping back into the ring.
The actuator arm features an aerodynamics-dictated change in shape, not only helping flying height but helping control operating shock characteristics as well.
A glasslike solid will form, similar in shape to the chimneys at the bottom of the sea.
If getting in shape and losing those extra holiday pounds are on your to-do list for the new year, then Rend Lake College has a challenge for you.