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"Etc." is an abbreviation which is often translated as "etc.", and "hacer gimnasia" is an intransitive verb phrase which is often translated as "to do exercises". Learn more about the difference between "etc." and "hacer gimnasia" below.
etc.(
ehts
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An abbreviation is the shortened form of a word or group of words (e.g. "UFO" = "unidentified flying object"; "p." = "page").
abbreviation
1. (et cetera)
a. etc.
¿Cómo fue la reunión? - Bien: llegamos, comimos, hablamos, negociamos, etc.How was the meeting? - Fine: we arrived, ate, talked, negotiated, etc.
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hacer gimnasia(
ah
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sehr
 
heem
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nah
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syah
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An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (general)
a. to do exercises
Me levanto todos los días a las 6 am para hacer gimnasia antes de ir a la oficina.I get up every day at 6 am to do exercises before going to the office.
b. to work out
¿Dónde haces gimnasia, en casa o en el gimnasio?Where do you work out, at home or in the gym?
c. to exercise
Los expertos dicen que es bueno hacer gimnasia, siempre que se haga con moderación.Experts say that exercising is good for you, provided that it is done in moderation.
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