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French translation of 'shape up'

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shape up

intransitive verb
1.  (develop)
[events] prendre tournure
[person] faire des progrès
Things are shaping up nicely. Les choses commencent à prendre tournure.
The new recruits are shaping up quite well. Les nouvelles recrues font de bons progrès.
2.  (improve one’s behaviour) se prendre en main
to shape up to be sth (look likely to be) s’annoncer comme qch
what is shaping up to be an awful winter ce qui s’annonce comme un hiver abominable

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This year is shaping up to be one of my busiest yet!
The Sun (2010)

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Used Rarely. shape up is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary

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Translation of shape up from the Collins English to French
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