physical ability

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Related to physical ability: mental ability, Physical disability
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Noun1.physical ability - the ability to perform some physical act; contrasting with mental ability
ability - the quality of being able to perform; a quality that permits or facilitates achievement or accomplishment
voice - the ability to speak; "he lost his voice"
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The dad-of-one from Quedgeley, Glos, said: "If I am not good enough for the police force based on my academic and physical ability, then fine.
Wenger was delighted Vieira did not react to anX-rated tackle against Carlisle last week, but went on: "Patrick knows a big part of his game is his physical ability - he must keep that up." Wenger hopes to complete the signing of Brazilian ace Edu for pounds 6million next week.
Kirsten has everything a forward player needs with the pace and physical ability to shake off markers.
"I think he is quite confident in his physical ability and with one or two of the technical changes he has made to his game since then."
"One woman was scared that she wouldn't be able to rely on her instincts or physical ability in traffic.
"It only reminded me, once again, that girls are a precious resource of intellectual and physical ability - a resource that can help to further society.
I would, if nothing else, ask him to consider the prospect of watching one's gradual decline in both mental and physical ability for what may be, for me, the next 50 years.
"It is not just his physical ability, because his mental approach to the game is also better than ever.
But the centre-back doesn't look to have the physical ability to succeed in Scotland and after his nightmare 45 minutes in the Cup crash at Clyde, he looks likely to be sent back to Shanghai.
"I believe he has the desire and the mental approach, which is by far, more important than the physical ability to do so.
Martinez said: "We will never rely on our physical ability to win games.
It leads to lack of physical ability, loss of social activity, consequently reduction in social contacts.