sport

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈspɔːrt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/spɔrt/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(spôrt, spōrt)

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sport

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [popular, minority, national] sport
  2. [winter, summer, all-weather, Olympic] sports
  3. [a professional, an amateur, an elite, a semi-professional] sport
  4. [dangerous, adventure, extreme, motor] sports
  5. the most [popular, practiced, watched] sport (in the world)
  6. [football, rugby, cricket, snooker, darts] is a popular sport in [England]
  7. [practice, play, do, take up] a sport
  8. play sports at [school, college, university]
  9. is interested in [several, many, all] sports
  10. is not really into sports
  11. are always talking about sports!
  12. a sport for all [ages, backgrounds]
  13. sports on the [news, radio, television]
  14. the [world, business] of sport
  15. be a good sport and [ask her, give me a raise]
  16. dated: go on, be a sport!
  17. was a [good, poor] sport about
  18. UK: the kids made sport of his [haircut, glasses, brackets]
n as adj
  1. a sports [hall, bar, event, day, field]
  2. sports [science, supplements, nutrition, medicine]
  3. sport [drink, clothes, accessories, equipment, kit, betting, psychology]
v
  1. sporting a new [haircut, job, car]
  2. sporting a [black eye, bruise]
  3. sporting the [latest, finest, most expensive]
  4. sported an [enormous, unusual, impressive]
  5. sported an [orange, green]
  6. sport it proudly
  7. sported by [thousands, many]
  8. sport with someone else's [problems, troubles, emotions]
  9. sporting around in his (new, expensive) car
'sport' also found in these entries (note: many are not synonyms or translations):
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