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    Exercise by 8

    Hi guys,

    Can I say it in any other way. "I finish my exercise everyday by 8" or "My exercise gets finished by 8 everyday". In a complete actipn phrase.

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    Re: Exercise by 8

    Make "every day" two words and the first sentence is okay.
    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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    Re: Exercise by 8

    Can we say "I already finish my exercise every day by 8"or "before you enter the gym" or "My exercise already gets finished by 8". Is it the dame thing as "I have finished my exercise"?, as we can't use present perfect for daily activities?

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    Re: Exercise by 8

    As you told me that we cannot say "I have finished ny exercise by 8 everyday". Can we say "My exercise already gets finished by 8 everyday".

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    Re: Exercise by 8

    Also, if you're going to bother telling someone this, you might as well let them know whether you mean 8am or 8pm.

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    Re: Exercise by 8

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    Can we say "I already finish my exercise every day by 8"or "before you enter the gym" or "My exercise already gets finished by 8". Is it the dame thing as "I have finished my exercise"?, as we can't use present perfect for daily activities?
    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    As you told me that we cannot say "I have finished ny exercise by 8 everyday". Can we say "My exercise already gets finished by 8 everyday".
    Mind that I am a NON-NEST (Non-Native English-Speaking Teacher)

    You could say to your friend: "By the time you get to the gym at 8 p.m. I'm normally already through with my exercise."
    If I were a native speaker of English, I would never shut up. :-)

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