shaping (up) 1 of 2

present participle of shape (up)

shaping up

2 of 2

verb (2)

present participle of shape up
as in straightening (up or out)
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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“Shaping (up).” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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