Definition of press-up in English:

press-up

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noun

British
An exercise in which a person lies facing the floor and, keeping their back straight, raises their body by pressing down on their hands: we all had to do press-ups on the gravel
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  • I lift weights six or seven times a week, do cardio exercise and practise press-ups non-stop for half an hour.
  • Unfortunately, the first test was not one of driving experience or skills, but how many squat thrusts and press-ups could be completed in five minutes.
  • Not much of that time is spent in the pool, mostly I am in the gym doing sit-ups and press-ups.

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