Thesaurus / shape up

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It is beginning to shape up even on remoter waterways like the Cacapon and the South Branch, and in some parts of the mountains.
THE NATION'S RIVERUNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
I heard Joe telling Pinky the other day that youd ought to shape up well for next year.
THE TURNER TWINSRALPH HENRY BARBOUR
His butter-ball body was elongating, and his huge feet and legs were beginning to shape up.
LAD: A DOGALBERT PAYSON TERHUNE
Gradually, under the coaching of Brad, the team began to shape up.
Shape up and solder as you would a copper piece, keeping in mind the low melting point of brass.
File all rough edges and bend the shape up so that it will fit around the outside of the alcohol lamp, to hold it in place.
Will you stay in town and get the men together, while I go home and see mother and shape up my talk?
THE QUICKENINGFRANCIS LYNDE
Hereafter, as fast as possible, we want to shape up our holdings so as to double-winter all our beef cattle.
WELLS BROTHERSANDY ADAMS
But, seriously, I think we will shape up pretty well for the Boxer game.
THE WINNING TOUCHDOWNLESTER CHADWICK
The days passed and the drone control began to shape up as a complete unit.
THE SCARLET LAKE MYSTERYHAROLD LELAND GOODWIN

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