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run to fat

To start gaining an excessive amount of weight. We all think we'll be young and healthy forever, but here I am, middle-aged and running to fat. The former actor, once an icon of masculine beauty, ran to fat shortly after retiring from the business last year.
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run to ˈfat

(of people) begin to get fat: After he stopped playing football he quickly ran to fat.
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My post Strictly-honed figure is running to fat, the arteries are choked up and I'll be heading for a payday loan if I haemorrhage any more cash on booze and bacon wrapped bangers.
One was running to fat, with a fringe of frizzed ginger hair escaping from his cap, and the other was thin and stooping with a scooped-out chest like melon-rind and a bad attack of rheum.
He has been sampling the goods for a score and more years now with no signs yet of running to fat. Though the firm had only about a fifth as many of the outlets run now at flotation, the initial shares were more than 100 times over-subscribed.
A STUDY of flabby middle-aged worms could help scientists find ways to stop people running to fat as they get older.
But definitely before The Wild One, when he was already, in my opinion, running to fat and should not have been wearing a motorcycle jacket.
Elle said: "I didn't dislike the look, but it took too much work to keep it up without running to fat.