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    Is someone says: Look at that, I'm starting to exude.

    Could this mean that the person is sweating?

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    Re: Exude

    If you actually heard this, the person was either trying to be funny or didn't know what the word meant. It is not used as a polite euphamism for swearing. Exude is, I believe, a transitive verb and requires you to exude something.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.


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