Meaning of “in the shape of sth” in the English Dictionary

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"in the shape of sth" in British English

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in the shape of sth

in the form of something, or appearing as something:

Luckily, help arrived in the shape of a police officer.

(Definition of “in the shape of sth” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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