Phrasal Verbs Using 'Weigh'

Weigh in

Have a certain weight (in sports like boxing)

Example:The champion WEIGHED IN at 120 kilos.

Weigh in

Enter an argument forcefully

Example:He disliked the plan and WEIGHED IN with some heavy criticism.

Weigh in on

Enter an argument or discussion to express a strongly felt idea

Example:She WEIGHED IN ON their immigration policies.

Weigh on

Make someone consider carefully

Example:The issues raised WEIGHED ON her mind.

Weigh out

Measure a certain amount of something by weight

Example:Could you WEIGH OUT 200 grammes of that for me?

Weigh up


Example:They WEIGHED the pros and cons UP carefully before deciding.