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    Question Exercise daily

    Context : Asking a friend if he is doing exercise to build up body.

    1. Do you exercise daily?
    2. Do you do exercise daily?

    Please advise me which is the correct one among these two questions. And tell me the words(slangs) that can be replaced for exercise.

    Thanks in Advance.

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    Default Re: Exercise daily

    Quote Originally Posted by Keralite View Post
    Context : Asking a friend if he is doing exercise to build up body.

    1. Do you exercise daily?
    2. Do you do exercise daily?

    Please advise me which is the correct one among these two questions. And tell me the words(slangs) that can be replaced for exercise.

    Thanks in Advance.
    Do you exercise daily?

    or, if he has some specific regimen, Do you do your exercises daily?

    But I would say "Do you work out every day?" (I'm in Canada)

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    Default Re: Exercise daily

    Quote Originally Posted by Keralite View Post
    Context : Asking a friend if he is doing exercise to build up body.

    1. Do you exercise daily?
    2. Do you do exercise daily?

    Please advise me which is the correct one among these two questions. And tell me the words(slangs) that can be replaced for exercise.

    Thanks in Advance.
    I think first one is more correct then second & you can also say instead of it that" do you exert yourself daily?" But exercise is the more suitable one in this situation.
    Thanks to notifying me.

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    Default Re: Exercise daily

    you can also say instead of it that" do you exert yourself daily?"
    That is changing the meaning considerably IMO.

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    Default Re: Exercise daily

    Quote Originally Posted by zainab shah View Post
    I think first one is more correct then second & you can also say instead of it that" do you exert yourself daily?" But exercise is the more suitable one in this situation.
    Thanks to notifying me.
    This does not mean the same as "do you exercise daily". And your sentence would only be appropriate in specific contexts. If someone just asked me that, I'd think they're weird.

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    Default Re: Exercise daily

    What about
    Do you have a daily workout routine?

    And keeping in mind 'exercise' can be an uncountable noun, I see no good reason why one cannot say

    Do you do/take daily exercise?


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    Default Re: Exercise daily

    Quote Originally Posted by Verona_82 View Post
    What about
    Do you have a daily workout routine?

    And keeping in mind 'exercise' can be an uncountable noun, I see no good reason why one cannot say

    Do you do/take daily exercise?


    Do you have a daily workout routine? This is more specific. When I ask "Do you exercise every day?", I really asks if they do any kind of activity that can be called exercise. A workout routine is something more organized, like going to a gym or whatever.

    Do you do/take daily exercise? I suppose so. "Take" sounds British to me, but I'm not sure about that.

    If it's more conversational, I'm more likely to say "Do you get exercise every day?" (in Canada).

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    Default Re: Exercise daily

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    That is changing the meaning considerably IMO.
    Ok sir .
    So can you please explain its meaning "Do you exert yourself daily?" As I thought them same.
    Thanks in advanced.......

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    Default Re: Exercise daily

    Quote Originally Posted by Keralite View Post
    Context : Asking a friend if he is doing exercise to build up body.

    1. Do you exercise daily?
    2. Do you do exercise daily?

    Please advise me which is the correct one among these two questions. And tell me the words(slangs) that can be replaced for exercise.

    Thanks in Advance.
    The first one is correct (Do you exercise daily?). Also, "Do you workout (every day)?", "Do you go to the gym?"

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    Default Re: Exercise daily

    Quote Originally Posted by freezeframe View Post
    If it's more conversational, I'm more likely to say "Do you get exercise every day?" (in Canada).
    Which Canada would that be?

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