shapes (up) 1 of 2

present tense third-person singular of shape (up)

shapes up

2 of 2

verb (2)

present tense third-person singular of shape up
as in improves
to change one's behavior or character for the better told his son that if he didn't shape up, he'd be grounded for a month

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“Shapes (up).” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Mar. 2023.

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