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    exercise or excercises

    Hi Teachers:

    I wonder what I should say:
    Repeat the exercise on the other leg or repeat the exercises on the other leg?
    Exercise can be both countable and uncountable.But I can't differeciate it.
    Could you clarify it for me?
    Thanks a lot!

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    Re: exercise or excercises

    Quote Originally Posted by WUKEN View Post
    Hi Teachers:

    I wonder what I should say:
    Repeat the exercise on the other leg or repeat the exercises on the other leg?
    Exercise can be both countable and uncountable.But I can't differeciate it.
    Could you clarify it for me?
    Thanks a lot!
    The exercise means one specific set of movements.
    The exercises means more than one specific set of movements.

    One particular set may be for strenght training, a second one for balance. In that case you would say, "repeat the exercises five times."

    I am not a teacher.

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