Synonyms of 'shape up'
to progress or develop satisfactorilyIt's all shaping up well for a brilliant finale next week.
He came round to see how our work was progressing.
Children develop at different rates.
He is coming on very well at the violin.
It turned out that I knew the person she was talking about.
The defence is not yet ready to proceed with the trial.
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in the sense of come on
to make progressHe is coming on very well at the violin.
in the sense of develop
to grow or bring to a later, more elaborate, or more advanced stageChildren develop at different rates.
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