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shape

(shāp) [AS. sceapan]
1. To mold to a particular form.
2. Outward form; contour.
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With big personalities to whip into shape, mum-of-two Karen, 57, has her work cut out -- but says they've been on their best behaviour for her.
Footballer Anton Del Rosario is helping to whip into shape this year's instalment of Neymar Jr.'s Five.
Emily Locke (Vanessa Hudgens), a determined Wharton graduate, hopes to whip into shape a company owned by Bruce Wayne's less charismatic cousin Van (Alan Tudyk).