Should weigh in be hyphenated?
Shine uses the noun weigh-in instead of the verb weigh in (which doesn’t have a hyphen):
What does it mean when you say weigh in?
1 : to have oneself or one’s possessions (such as baggage) weighed especially : to have oneself weighed in connection with an athletic contest. 2 : to bring one’s weight or influence to bear especially as a participant, contributor, or mediator weighed in with an opinion.
Do you want to weigh in on this?
. The sense of the idiom is something like “express an opinion about [something].” but it may have originated as an idea along the lines of “throw one’s weight [behind one person, party, or viewpoint in a controversy].”
What is a wade in?
Also, wade into. Plunge into, begin or attack resolutely and energetically, as in She waded into that pile of correspondence. This idiom transfers entering water to beginning some action. [
How do you spell weigh something?
- to measure, separate, or apportion (a certain quantity of something) according to weight (usually followed by out): to weigh out five pounds of sugar.
- to make heavy; increase the weight or bulk of; weight: We weighed the drapes to make them hang properly.
How do you use weigh in a sentence?
Weigh sentence example
- I weigh 105 lbs now!
- Yeah, you must weigh all of fifty pounds.
- I weigh nearly twice as much as you.
- The two of you together wouldn’t weigh 150 pounds soaking wet.
- She must weigh seventy pounds or more.
- These are all very firm fish, and weigh more than their size promises.
What is weight weighed in?
Weight is a measure ofthe force of gravity on a physical object and is measured in newtons.
What’s the meaning of Wade in the Water?
to walk in water, when partially immersed: He wasn’t swimming, he was wading. to play in water: The children were wading in the pool most of the afternoon. to walk through water, snow, sand, or any other substance that impedes free motion or offers resistance to movement: to wade through the mud.
What is Wade short for?
Wade is a masculine given name of Anglo-Saxon English origin and derives from the pre-7th century Old English verb “wadan” (wada) meaning “to go,” or as a habitational name from the Old English word “(ge)waed” meaning “ford.”
What is correct weigh or weight?
For the most part, we can keep weigh and weight straight by using weigh as a verb and weight as a noun, with a smattering of exceptions for statistics and grades and blankets.