tip the scales at
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tip the scales at (something)
To weigh a certain amount. That fish you caught today tipped the scales at 21 pounds! I knew I needed to lose weight once I tipped the scales at 200 pounds.
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tip the scales at something
to weigh a particular weight. Albert tips the scales at nearly 200 pounds. The champ weighed in and tipped the scales at 180.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
tip (or turn) the scales athave a weight of a specified amount.
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