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Doctors blamed exertion and said there was nothing to worry about.

I knew exertion means attempts or try.

But here what does that mean by 'blamed exertion'?

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Your definition of exertion is wrong; that's what's causing the problem. –  Lunivore Sep 23 '12 at 15:22
    
Blame - exertion –  Laure Sep 23 '12 at 15:49
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closed as general reference by Matt Эллен, TimLymington, Barrie England, Mark Beadles, Carlo_R. Sep 23 '12 at 17:12

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In this instance exertion means vigorous activity or exercise. The phrase 'blamed exertion' just means that the vigorous activity or exercise is what doctors blamed (perhaps for a fainting spell, for one example).

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