take the shape of

idiom

: to look like
The cloud took the shape of a dog.

Examples of take the shape of in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web These freestyle braids take the shape of mesmerizing twirls, swirls, and symbols that emulate hieroglyphic script hiding a celestial message. Oyetunde Olubowale, Allure, 20 Dec. 2023 Advocacy will also take the shape of white papers, surveys, reports, guides and videos. James Linhardt, Variety, 27 Oct. 2023 Rivian is preparing a second product line following the R1T truck and R1S SUV, with the R2 expected to take the shape of a compact SUV. Caleb Miller, Car and Driver, 22 June 2023 Metal goblets take the shape of classic red Solo cups—a staple at any American House party—whereas playing cards come in a sleek silver case along with a matching set of dice. Elise Taylor, Vogue, 24 Oct. 2023 The real magic comes when Grace’s strings take the shape of lead vocals. Lauren Daley, BostonGlobe.com, 25 July 2023 Nearby, a jumbled net form is starting to take the shape of a coral head. Sarah Sekula, Smithsonian Magazine, 26 June 2023 The first Alpines will reach our shores in 2027 and will take the shape of mid-size and large crossovers. Caleb Miller, Car and Driver, 26 June 2023 Both gases and liquids can be deformed and poured into containers and will take the shape of their container. Ted Heindel, Fortune, 4 May 2023 See More

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“Take the shape of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/take%20the%20shape%20of. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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