trim down

phrasal verb

trimmed down; trimming down; trims down
: to become thinner : to lose weight
He trimmed down over the summer.

Examples of trim down in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The key is to trim down your routine (and packing list) with multi-purpose products that still get the job done and leave you feeling refreshed. Karthika Gupta, Condé Nast Traveler, 15 Apr. 2024 It’s been popular with consumers, who benefit from lower prices, and for automakers and car dealers, who have gained from lower sticker prices through the policy without having to trim down their margins. Dylan Sloan, Fortune, 6 May 2024 The total executive team will be trimmed down to 10 people from 15 earlier, the bank said. Prarthana Prakash, Fortune Europe, 27 Mar. 2024 Seems like many of my pals are turning over a new leaf, trying to trim down and follow their doctors’ advice. Cathy Thomas, Orange County Register, 25 Feb. 2024 Correa scored 17 consecutive points for the Gators to start the frame, including back-to-back 3s that helped trim down a 17-point lead. Mark Long, USA TODAY, 5 Jan. 2024 Plus, its Auto Game Mode trims down lag time and pixelation for frequent gamers who don't have time for messy graphics. Melissa Epifano, EW.com, 10 Oct. 2023 Last year’s cuts were a result of that spree, when many tech companies trimmed down their workforces after realizing they over-hired in prior years. Sunny Nagpaul, Fortune, 20 Jan. 2024 MacKenzie Scott trimmed down her Amazon stake last year. Bailey Richards, Peoplemag, 27 Jan. 2024

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“Trim down.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trim%20down. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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