Our plans began to take shape. From Wordnet, Princeton University.
Noun : This lake has a peculiar shape. ,A vague shape appeared through the mist. ,an angel in the shape of a woman. ,He could give no shape to his ideas. ,The old house was in bad shape. He was sick last year, but is in good shape now. ,What will the shape of the future be? ,A dancer can keep her shape longer than those of us who have sedentary jobs. From Dictionary.com.
Verb (used with object) : to shape a statement. ,He shaped everything to suit his taste. From Dictionary.com.
Verb (used without object) : If discussions shape properly, the companies will merge. From Dictionary.com.
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