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Girl having exercises to modify (5)


I believe the answer is:


'to modify' is the definition.
(to modify is to improve or adapt)

'girl having exercises' is the wordplay.
'girl' becomes 'ada' (girl's name).
'having' is a charade indicator (letters next to each other).
'exercises' becomes 'PT' (Physical Training).

(Other definitions for adapt that I've seen before include "Become adjusted to new conditions" , "Fashion" , "Acclimatize" , "Put to particular use" , "Alter, amend" .)

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