put on weight


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put on weight

To become heavier by gaining muscle mass or fat tissue. I keep putting on weight, even though I've been cutting back on the junk food. I've been doing weight training and using protein powder to try to put on some more weight.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

put on weight

to gain weight; to get fat. I think I am putting on a little weight. I had better go on a diet. He has put on a lot of weight since last year.
See also: on, put, weight
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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