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    Idiom?

    Hello,

    If someone says "I'm shifting my weight", what does that mean?

    Thank you
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    #2

    Re: Idiom?

    More context is really needed - but at a guess it could mean "I am changing my stand because there is a better argument than the one I am offering".

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    #3

    Re: Idiom?

    I don't think it's an idiomatic expression.
    "To shift (sth)" can mean to get rid of sth unwanted.


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    Re: Idiom?

    Exactly why context is so important!

    It can mean "I am getting thinner".

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