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Phrasal Verbs

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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