hacer flexiones

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hacer flexiones(
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. (to use one's arms strength to raise one's body)
a. to do push-ups
En el entrenamiento hacemos flexiones durante diez minutos para fortalecer los brazos.We do push-ups for ten minutes at the training in order to strengthen our arms.
b. to do press-ups (United Kingdom)
Ayer en el gimnasio conseguí hacer 100 flexiones seguidas, pero ahora tengo agujetas en los brazos.Yesterday I managed to do 100 press-ups in a row at the gym, but my arms are stiff now.
2. (to bend one's legs)
a. to do squats
No puedo hacer flexiones porque tengo una lesión de rodilla y me cuesta doblarla.I cannot do squats because I have a knee injury and I find it hard to bend it.
3. (to bend by one's waist)
a. to touch one's toes
Me resulta fácil hacer flexiones porque tengo las piernas más bien cortas y los brazos muy largos.I find it easy to touch my toes because I have rather short legs and very long arms.
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