weight

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weight

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [lift, press, snatch, bench press] weights
  2. is a heavy-weight
  3. is a fly-weight
  4. is a middle-weight
  5. is a bantam-weight
  6. the [heavy]-weight [fighter, boxer, UFC champion]
  7. the weight of [a goal, an objective, a responsibility, the burden]
  8. a [table, system] of weights (and measures)
  9. [take, measure] [its] weight
  10. collapsed under the weight (of)
  11. (has) put on (a lot of) weight
  12. [lose, gain] weight
  13. has problems [losing, gaining] weight
  14. has problems with his weight
  15. reach [a healthy, my ideal, your goal] weight
  16. get down to a [healthy] weight
  17. the [news, sight, call] took a weight off my [mind, shoulders, chest]
  18. the [debts, exams] were a weight on her mind
  19. (can) feel the weight of the [decision, responsibility]
  20. carrying the weight of the world on his shoulders
  21. his [opinion, experience, expertise] carries great weight (in my opinion)
  22. lends weight to the [theory, idea, argument]
  23. add weight to [a debate, an argument, a proposal]
  24. add weight to the [bar, camel, load, scale]
  25. a weight to [hold, press, keep] down (the)
  26. sell [fruit, vegetables, herbs] by (the) weight
  27. the [pound, gram, ounce] is a common weight
  28. everyone has to pull their (own) weight
  29. throws his weight around
  30. was [punching, fighting, competing] above his weight
  31. at a weight of [under, over] [one hundred pounds]
n as adj
  1. weight [loss, gain, restrictions]
  2. has weight [problems, issues]
v
  1. weight the [results, question]
  2. weighted to [reflect, represent, adjust]
  3. weighted in favor of
  4. weight the [tent, tarp, blanket, tablecloth] down
  5. weight down the [tarp]
  6. weight it down with [rocks, stones, books]
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