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A paraphrasing challenge

Mel
3 months ago
IELTS takers and everyone else who likes a challenge...

Can you paraphrase the following paragraph? (remember: you don’t need to paraphrase everything)

'…Another problem that needs to be considered is that lack of exercise contributes to obesity. As a result of leading a busy life and pressure at work, many people are just too tired to go to the gym or join a sports club. For example after a hard day at work many people prefer to just come home and sit in front of the TV and on weekends go out with friends. When people do have time off or a vacation they tend to relax and recover.'

Here are the words you can use, but you don’t need to use every word. Some of the words do not match well.

being overweight / laze / hectic / an additional / free time / holiday
take it easy / due to / issue / activity / fat / thought about / adds to / meet up with
should be / tough / as opposed to / citizens / taken into consideration / recreation club
non stop / would rather / not enough / exhausted / take part in / responsibilities / socialise

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