One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1Undergoing (or no longer undergoing) physical training for a sporting event.‘they are in training for the big game’
- ‘So do all the training, get all that fine tuning done in training for those big events.’
- ‘You can always do more but I always give 110 per cent every day in training and in the game.’
- ‘The City striker dropped out of training yesterday morning, complaining of feeling unwell and is a doubt for tonight's big home clash against Leicester.’
- ‘He is back in training after undergoing rehabilitation work for a knee injury.’
- ‘The lads are working hard in training and they've all come back pretty fit.’
- ‘We have regular meets, discuss tactics and are often to be found in training for the Big Event.’
- ‘She has been in training specifically for this event the past several months.’
- ‘All athletes should be back in training as soon as possible in preparation far this event.’
- ‘He has been in training for the event for months and all his colleagues are willing him on to his highest position yet.’
- ‘The squad has been in training for a long time and they have much understanding and togetherness.’
- 1.1 Physically fit (or unfit) as a result of the amount of training one has undertaken.‘he is out of training after a knee operation’‘we're completely out of training’
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