bad shape

Bad shape
If something's in bad shape, it's in bad condition. If a person's in bad shape, they are unfit or unhealthy.

The small dictionary of idiomes. 2014.

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  • bad shape —    If something s in bad shape, it s in bad condition. If a person s in bad shape, they are unfit or unhealthy.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • in bad shape — AND in a bad way 1. mod. injured or debilitated in any manner. □ Fred had a little accident, and he’s in bad shape. □ Tom needs exercise. He’s in bad shape. 2. mod. pregnant. □ Tracy’s in bad shape again, I hear …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • in bad shape —    A person who is in bad shape is in poor physical condition.     Have you seen Terry recently? He s really in bad shape.     I really am in bad shape. I must do more exercise …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • in bad shape — not feeling well, out of it    The day after the party I was in bad shape. How my head ached! …   English idioms

  • in bad shape — adj. injured; in poor (physical) condition. The quarterback was in bad shape after the tackle …   English slang

  • Shape (Go) — In the game of Go, shape describes the positional qualities of a group of stones. Descriptions of shapes in go revolve around how well a group creates or removes life and territory. Good shape can refer to the efficient use of stones in outlining …   Wikipedia

  • shape — 1 /SeIp/ noun 1 OUTER FORM a) (C, U) the outer form of something, that you see or feel: What shape is the table round or oval? | You can recognize a tree by the shape of its leaves. | round/square etc in shape: The eyeball is almost spherical in… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • shape — [[t]ʃe͟ɪp[/t]] ♦♦ shapes, shaping, shaped 1) N COUNT: oft N of n, also in N The shape of an object, a person, or an area is the appearance of their outside edges or surfaces, for example whether they are round, square, curved, or fat. Each mirror …   English dictionary

  • shape — I n. form 1) to give shape to 2) to assume a shape; to take shape; to take the shape of (our plans are beginning to take shape; to take the shape of a human being) good physical condition 3) to get (oneself) into shape 4) to keep (oneself) in… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • shape — I UK [ʃeɪp] / US noun Word forms shape : singular shape plural shapes *** 1) a) [countable/uncountable] the outer form of something The room forms an L shape. Trace the shape onto the card and cut it out. all shapes and sizes: There were balloons …   English dictionary

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