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weighverb

uk   /weɪ/ us   /weɪ/
  • weigh verb (HEAVINESS)

B1 [L only + noun, T] to have a heaviness of a stated amount, or to measure the heaviness of an object: Yesterday a satellite weighing 15 tons was successfully placed in orbit. She weighs herself every week on the scales in the bathroom. Your luggage must be weighed before it is put on the aircraft.

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  • weigh verb (SHIP)

weigh anchor
to lift the anchor (= a heavy metal object) of a ship from under the water so that it can move freely
(Definition of weigh from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "weigh" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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weighverb

us   /weɪ/
  • weigh verb (SHOW WEIGHT)

to be pulled toward the earth with a particular force that can be measured, or to measure this force in an object; to show an amount of weight: [L] The baby weighed six pounds, ten ounces at birth. [L] This table weighs a lot. [T] She weighs herself every morning.
  • weigh verb (INFLUENCE)

[I always + adv/prep] to have an influence: The factor that weighed most heavily in her favor was her record of success as a lawyer.
  • weigh verb (CONSIDER)

[T] to consider something carefully, esp. by comparing facts or possibilities, in order to make a decision: The judge told the jury to weigh the facts and the evidence. You have to weigh the advantage of early graduation against the disadvantage of being younger than everyone else.
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weighverb [T]

uk   /weɪ/ us  
to have a particular weight: The portable calculator weighs 2 ounces.
to measure the weight of something: Your luggage must be weighed before it is put onto the aircraft.
to carefully consider something, especially by comparing facts or possibilities, in order to make a decision: weigh sth against sth The installation and operating costs have to be weighed against lost revenue.weigh benefits/factors/risks The network executives have to weigh all kinds of factors in their decisions.
(Definition of weigh from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
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May 25, 2016
by Liz Walter Enough is a very common word, but it is easy to make mistakes with it. You need to be careful about its position in a sentence, and the prepositions or verb patterns that come after it. I’ll start with the position of enough in the sentence. When we use it with a noun,

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