- 1 uncountable/no numerable (physical) ejercicio (masculine) swimming is good exercise nadar es un buen ejercicio to take exercise hacer* ejercicio you don't take much/any exercise no haces mucho/ningún ejercicio I play tennis for exercise juego al tenis para hacer ejercicioMore example sentences
- Sport enriches life's experience, physical exercise improves health, and in this country we need far more investment in both.
- An hour's worth of prime time exercise greatly improves heart health.
- She said swimming was an ideal form of exercise for improving health and helping people control their weight
- 2 countable/numerable 2.1 (drill) ejercicio (masculine) to do an exercise hacer* un ejercicio breathing/vocal exercises ejercicios respiratorios/vocales (before noun/delante del nombre) exercise bicycle bicicleta (feminine) estática or de ejercicio exercise yard patio (masculine) de ejercicio 2.2 (set of questions) [Education/Educación] ejercicio (masculine)More example sentences2.3 [Military/Militar] ejercicios (masculine plural), maniobras (feminine plural) to go on exercise(s) ir* de maniobras
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- This Is Only A Test Simulations and tabletop exercises help CSOs practice and plan the best response for worst-case scenarios.
- If necessary, people should practise some eye protection exercises or use eyedrops if their eyes are tired, Yu said.
- After a multitude of prolonged tests and diving exercises, he was put back on active duty.
- A severe fuel shortage has limited the country's ability to conduct military training exercises.
- This is borne out by the results of research and experience in military training exercises.
- They were sent to a Royal Marines training camp for military exercises to stimulate team spirit, foster leadership skills and sharpen their ability to make swift decisions.
- 3 countable/numerable (undertaking) a public relations/cost-cutting exercise una operación de relaciones públicas/recorte de gastos the object of the exercise is to reduce losses lo que se persigue con esto es reducir las pérdidas the whole point of the exercise is to show up the inadequacies of the system se trata precisamente de demostrar las fallas del sistema
- 4 uncountable/no numerable (use — of rights, power) [formal] ejercicio (masculine); (— of caution, patience) uso (masculine) in the exercise of his authority en el ejercicio de su autoridadMore example sentences
- His main burden seemed to be that in a just society there should be more room for the free exercise of religion in relation to higher learning.
- The section is commonly described as involving the exercise of a discretion.
- But that would be a matter for that Court in the exercise of its jurisdiction.
- 5(exercises plural)(ceremony) (American English/inglés norteamericano) ceremonia (feminine)More example sentences
- He returned to the topic of education in an address he gave in various versions at graduation exercises in the 1860s.
- When I finished high school, I didn't go to graduation exercises, I went straight to serve in the army.
The PAN (Partido de Acción Nacional) is the political party that won the Mexican general elections in 2000, breaking the Partido Revolucional Institucional's record of 71 years in power. PRI - Partido Revolucionario InstitucionalPAN was founded in 1939 as a conservative alternative to President, Lázaro Cárdenas. It presents an image of being a defender of popular causes, but takes an individualistic approach to matters of education and property. Its traditional policies include limiting state intervention in the economy to a minimum and bringing about a greater rapprochement between the government and the church.
- 1 1.1 (give exercise to) [body] ejercitar; [dog] pasear; [horse] ejercitar, trabajar; [troops/recruits] (hacer*) ejercitarMore example sentences1.2 (preoccupy) [formal] [mind/conscience] preocupar, inquietar to be much/greatly exercised by o about sth [literary/literario] estar* muy/enormemente preocupado por algo
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- You can always tell when somewhere suburban is pretty because it's full of people exercising their dogs and looking the other way when they foul the grass.
- A Sunday newspaper reported that the incident happened in July when Anne, 52, and her husband were exercising the dog.
- The attack occurred when the claimant was off duty and exercising the dog on the fields adjacent to his house.
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- Not everyone can or wants to spend time exercising their body.
- I have to say it is indicative of a certain section of society who spend so much time exercising their bodies and so little their minds.
- Beyond exercising his body, he has been working on his New York accent too for the show.
- But a recent flier suggests that the publisher might finally be a little exercised about the competition.
- In his most recent works, the artist negotiates, afresh, the counterpoint between city and landscape, home and world, that has long exercised him.
- If he was exercised about a threat, why not go meet it?
- 2 2.1 (use) [power/control/right] ejercer*; [patience/tact] hacer* uso de to exercise restraint obrar con moderación to exercise great care proceder con sumo cuidado the examiner will exercise his discretion in such cases tales casos quedan a criterio del examinador 2.2 (exert) [influence/action] ejercer*More example sentences
- The banks stress they only exercise this right in extreme circumstances and would only take money from an account that was in credit.
- The court is not exercising jurisdiction over the merits of the dispute.
- In so doing, it is argued, he was properly exercising his discretion under subsection 4.
- hacer* ejercicio, ejercitarse