exercise

exercise
ex·er·cise [ʼeksəsaɪz, Am -sɚ-] vt
1) (physically)
to \exercise sth etw trainieren;
to \exercise a dog einen Hund spazieren führen;
to \exercise a horse ein Pferd bewegen;
to \exercise one's muscles/memory seine Muskeln/sein Gedächtnis trainieren
2) (form: mentally)
to \exercise sb's mind jdn sehr beschäftigen
3) (form: use)
to \exercise sth etw üben;
to \exercise one's authority seine Autorität ausüben;
to \exercise caution Vorsicht walten lassen;
to \exercise common sense den gesunden Menschenverstand benutzen;
to \exercise control over sth Kontrolle über etw akk ausüben;
to \exercise discretion in a matter eine Angelegenheit mit Diskretion behandeln;
to \exercise leadership die Leitung innehaben;
to \exercise an option ein Optionsrecht ausüben;
to \exercise one's power seine Macht in Anspruch nehmen;
to \exercise one's privilege von seinem Privileg Gebrauch machen;
to \exercise one's right sein Recht geltend machen;
to \exercise self-denial sich akk selbst verleugnen;
to \exercise self-discipline Selbstdisziplin ausüben;
to \exercise tact mit Takt vorgehen;
to \exercise one's veto sein Vetorecht einlegen vi trainieren n
1) (physical exertion) Bewegung f; (training) Übung f;
breathing \exercise Atemübung f;
outdoor \exercise Bewegung f im Freien;
physical \exercise körperliche Bewegung;
to do \exercises Gymnastik machen;
to do leg \exercises Beinübungen machen;
to take \exercise sich akk bewegen;
you really should take more \exercise du solltest dich wirklich mehr sportlich betätigen
2) (practice) Übung f; sch, univ Aufgabe f;
written \exercises schriftliche Übungen
3) mil Übung f;
to take part in an \exercise an einer Übung teilnehmen;
a military \exercise eine militärische Übung;
a naval \exercise eine Marineübung;
tactical \exercises taktische Übungen
4) usu sing (act) Aufgabe f; (iron) Meisterstück nt (iron) (fam)
damage limitation \exercise Versuch m der Schadensbegrenzung;
an \exercise in sth ein Paradebeispiel für etw akk;
an \exercise in compromise ein wahrhafter Kompromiss
5) no pl (use) Ausübung f;
the \exercise of tolerance die Gewährung von Toleranz
6) (esp Am)
\exercises pl Feierlichkeiten fpl;
graduation \exercises Abschlussfeierlichkeiten fpl;
inauguration \exercises Einweihungsfeierlichkeiten fpl n
modifier (programme, session, studio) Trainings-;
\exercise class Fitnessklasse f;
\exercise video Übungsvideo nt

English-German students dictionary . 2013.

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