French translation of 'shape up'
- (= develop)
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.
- (= 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
Example Sentences Including 'shape up'
According to his doctor, he'll be dead within a year if he doesn't shape up.Roses are for the Rich
He claims I have given him some kind of power and can shape up the world for God's first visit.The Serpent's Mark
She allocates me one more month, another four weekly sessions, to shape up.A Means to Evil
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Translation of shape up from the Collins English to French Dictionary