weigh in (1)

This page is about the phrasal verb 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

a. ate the meal

b. started the race

c. got off their horses

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