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weigh in (1)

Meaning: to be weighed before participating in a sport like boxing or horse-racing

For example:

  • weigh in The jockeys are weighing in for the first race right now.

  • weigh in What time do you have to weigh in for the fight?

Note: The related noun "weigh-in" refers to the occasion during which competitors are weighed and their weight is officially recorded.

Quick Quiz:

All the jockeys had to weigh in before they
  1. ate the meal
  2. started the race
  3. got off their horses

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