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.
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.