put (some) meat on (one's) bones(redirected from puts meat on someone's bones)
put (some) meat on (one's) bones
To gain weight, especially when one is skinny. My siblings and I were all scrawny kids, so our grandma was always saying that we had to put some meat on our bones. Come on, take a second helping—it'll put meat on your bones!
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