Phrasal Verbs with 'Scale'

Scale back

Make something smaller than originally planned

Example: They had to SCALE BACK the project because of the costs.

Scale back

Reduce the activity or expenditure in your life

Example: I'm SCALING BACK and trying to lead a simpler lifestyle.

Scale down

Make something smaller than originally planned

Example: They have had to SCALE DOWN the project because of the costs.

Scale up

Increase, make bigger

Example: They are SCALING UP the programme because it has been so successful.