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slim down

phrasal verb with slim uk   us   /slɪm/ verb [I] (-mm-) UK
to ​becomethinner: He's really ​slimmed down over the last few ​months.
(Definition of slim down from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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slim down

phrasal verb with slim verb
(of ​people) to ​becomethinner, or (of things) to ​becomesmaller: Regular ​exercise has ​helped him slim down ​considerably. Many ​firms have slimmed down, ​consolidating some ​offices and ​closingothers.
(Definition of slim down from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “slim down”
in Chinese (Simplified) 变瘦,变苗条…
in Turkish incelmek, zayıflamak, incecik olmak…
in Russian худеть…
in Chinese (Traditional) 變瘦,變苗條…
in Polish wyszczupleć…
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