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  1. americangem
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    #1

    Unhappy can u say take exercise??

    i live in egypt but i took elementary school in USA
    my english teacher says u can "take exercise" not "do exercise" but i say its "do"

    who is right???

  2. Member
    English Teacher
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    #2

    Re: can u say take exercise??

    From a BrE perspective I'd would tend to agree with the teacher that "take" is more common. "Do" would still be ok.


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    #3

    Re: can u say take exercise??

    im talking in the AmE perspective


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    #4

    Re: can u say take exercise??

    Add an "s" to your "exercise" and both you and the teacher are right.
    He takes exercise, but he does exercises (like push-ups).

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