exercise in

exercise (someone or an animal) in

something to give someone or an animal practice in doing something; to drill someone or an animal at something. Please exercise the dog in obedience routines. I hope you will exercise me in my Spanish irregular verbs.
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We did joint naval exercise in Kuwait and now will carry out a joint naval exercise with the Royal Navy of Oman (RNO)," Rear Admiral Chawla said.
Mohammed Aslam, society chairman, said: "We were delighted the housing company's fund gave us a grant to help us promote healthy living and the benefits of exercise in our community.
This series of aerobics classes, which meets at Bierton Road Community Centre, is a 12-week course in which women take part in a 45-minute fitness session, but also gain tips on increasing exercise in other areas of their lives and healthy eating.
As an exercise in watching a bad guy burrow too deeply into a good guy's head, "Antibodies" proves more gross than psychologically unsettling.
From Mexico, the Delfos Contemporary Dance Company's It Hurts (Victor Manuel Ruiz), a contact improvisation-influenced male duet concerned with sexual ambivalence, was a fine exercise in kinetic daring and split-second timing in a tense scenario that translated violence into passion.
Considering this venerable tradition of combining pleasure and politics, only the most pinched Puritanical soul could insist that political activism be an exercise in deferred gratification.
There was a sigh of relief that the mammoth exercise in which more than 60 warships of various vintage -- from the 80s to the latest Teg class frigates -- participated passed off without any incident.
introduces the basics of this ancient Chinese exercise in ``Tai Chi Mind and Body'' (DK Publishing; $15).
Carter was quite blunt about his reaction to this exercise in independence.
All the pilots are already qualified to land on the deck of an aircraft carrier, but during the exercise in Russia, they will be trained to operate Mig- 29K combat jets on the 45,000- tonne Vikramaditya .
So, too, goes ``Culture Clash in Bordertown,'' the latest manic exercise in slapstick sociology from the well-regarded L.