08 / 05 / 2007

SHAPE: meaning and examples

Good morning.

Today's Daily Vitamin was suggested by Olga (in Barcelona). Thanks for the suggestion Olga.

Today's word is: shape

It means: the visible form or outer edge of something.

However, shape has several uses and meanings and today we are going to look at a very specific meaning:

Today's meaning of shape is: the physical condition of somebody or something.

Example 1:
The car was in terrible shape after the accident.

Example 2:
He signed up for the gym in order to get in shape. However, he hasn't gone even once.

Example 3:
My grandfather is in excellent shape for his age.   

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Remember to exercise stay in shape.

I'll see you tomorrow.