gym


gym
noun
ADJECTIVE
fully equipped, well-equipped (both esp. BrE)
high-school (esp. AmE), school
home (esp. AmE)
local
indoor
climbing, jungle (both AmE)
VERB + GYM
join

I joined the local gym.

go to, hit (esp. AmE)

I hit the gym at 6.00 again this morning.

GYM + NOUN
session (esp. BrE), workout
membership
floor (esp. AmE)
locker
equipment
bag, clothes, shoes (= shoes for the gym), socks, shorts (all esp. AmE)
shoes (= light canvas shoes) (BrE)
class (esp. AmE)

I played basketball in gym class.

teacher (esp. AmE)

a high-school gym teacher

rat (AmE, slang)

He's a bit of a gym rat (= spends all his time in the gym).

PREPOSITION
at the gym

You can tell he works out at the gym.

in the gym

She spends all her time in the gym.


Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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