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    #1

    pool instead of swimming pool

    Hi
    can I say

    In the afternoon I go to the pool where I swim for an hour

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    Should I say swimming pool?
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    Re: pool instead of swimming pool

    Swimming pool would be quite better mind you that pool alone means a swimming pool too.

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    #3

    Re: pool instead of swimming pool

    Ripley, in your sentence it is entirely clear that you mean "swimming pool" so the simply "pool" is just fine. In fact, it's better because it avoids repetition in the sentence.

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