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shape up

US and Canadian (formerly) a method of hiring dockers for a day or shift by having a union hiring boss select them from a gathering of applicants
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Phil's Shape Up pills, which cost $120 a month, couldn't live up to their labels' claim: "These products contain scientifically researched levels of ingredients that can help you change your behavior to take control of your weight.
There's the Buttlifter jeans, engineered to give bottoms a boost; Tummy Tuck, with a highwaist cut to push the tummy in and cover the stomach area; Skimmer, cropped at a specific length to give the illusion of longer legs; Shape Ups, with hipshaping effects that highlight the body's natural curves; Cosmetic, fussfree without the creases or ruches; Slimming, with narrow front panels to slim down those thunder thighs; and Slounge, with silicone waistband so that it hugs the waist and the hips, lifts the bottoms, and gives women an overall sexier feeling.