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See also: weigh-in
- (intransitive with an indication of weight) To undergo a weigh-in.
- Two days before the fight, the boxers weigh in with reporters watching.
- His trailer weighed in lighter than it should have. He might have a leak.
- (transitive) To subject to a weigh-in.
- They had to weigh him in at the loading dock.
- They weighed every third truck in to check for overweight violations.
- (intransitive, with "at") To weigh.
- He weighs in at upwards of 250 pounds.
- (intransitive, idiomatic) To bring in one's weight, metaphorically speaking, to bear on an issue; frequently construed with on or with.
- Everyone wanted to weigh in on what kind of car he should buy.
- Everyone spoke freely, until the boss weighed in.
- 1990, Bryan Burrough and John Helyar, Barbarians at the Gate: The Fall of RJR Nabisco, HarperCollins (2003), ISBN 978-0-06-053635-0, page 322:
- Mike Myatt, 8 Tips For Leading Those Who Don’t Want to Follow, Forbes On-line Blogs, Jan. 7 2013, :
- It is absolutely essential to understand other’s motivations prior to weighing in.