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The example sentences of TIP THE SCALES AT in videos (2 in total of 2)

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English idiom

What does "tip the scales at" mean?
"tip the scales at" is an English idiom. Meaning "To weigh a certain amount."

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Formerly, when I was younger, in earlier times

Formerly, when I was younger, in earlier times

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A tackle in which one's feet leave the air as they lunge at the ball carrier ...

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