English version

tip the scales at something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtip the scales at somethingtip the scales at somethingDSOto weigh a particular amount, used especially of someone who will be taking part in a sports competition At today’s weigh-in he tipped the scales at just over 15 stone. tip
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tip the scales at somethingReports claimed that the elfin figured star's weight plunged terrifyingly until she tipped the scales at a mere five stones.Sid Kelly, who minds the net for table-topping Eccleshall, is believed to tip the scales at around 20 stones.I went to see Hoppy for a checkup and I tip the scales at exactly eighty-six pounds.At today's weigh-in, he tipped the scales at just over 15 stone.Tall and stately, fairly bursting from her corset, she sometimes tipped the scales at over 200 pounds.
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