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    • squash['skwɒʃ]
      (uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a sport played in a walled court with a soft rubber ball and bats like tennis racquets
       
    • Example:
      • Squash can be a very exhausting sport.
       
    squash
    • tennis[tɛn.ɪs]
      (uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a sport played by either two or four players with strung racquets, a ball and a net approximately 3 feet high on a clay, grass, or cement court
       
    • Example:
      • The tennis court is quite expensive.
       
    tennis
    • table tennis[ˈteɪbəl tɛn.ɪs]
      (uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a game or sport (similar to tennis) that involves the hitting of a light plastic ball across a table by racquets
       
    • Example:
      • We can play table tennis at home.
       
    table tennis
    • bowling[bəʊlɪŋ]
      (uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a game played by rolling a ball down an alley and trying to knock over a triangular group of ten pins
       
    • Example:
      • Let' go bowling tonight, it's so much fun!
       
    bowling
    • skittles[skɪtəls]
      (uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a pub game in which a ball is rolled down a wooden alley in order to knock down as many of the nine skittles as possible
       
    • Example:
      • Bowling is more modern than skittles.
       
    skittles
    • golf[gɒlf]
      (uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a ball game played by individuals competing against one another in which the object is to hit a ball into each of a series of (usually 18 or nine) holes
       
    • Example:
      • Golf is a nice outdoor sport.
       
    golf
    • horseback riding
      (uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • the sport of riding a horse
       
    • Example:
      • They have their own horses so they can go horseback riding every day.
       
    horseback riding
    • cycling[ˈsaɪk(ə)lɪŋ]
      (uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • the sport of riding and racing bicycles
       
    • Example:
      • In all my years as a cycling fan, I've never seen a breakaway like this.
       
    cycling
    • ice-skating[aɪs-skeɪtɪŋ]
      (uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • the sport of skate on ice, wearing ice skates
       
    • Example:
      • In the winter, they love ice-skating.
       
    ice-skating
    • ice hockey[aɪs-ˈhɒki]
      (uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a game on ice in which two teams of six players skate and try to score by shooting a puck into the opposing team's net, using their sticks
       
    • Example:
      • They watch ice-hockey games every season.
       
    ice hockey
    • boxing[ˈbɒksɪŋ]
      (uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a sport where two opponents punch each other with gloved fists, the object being to score more points by the end of the match or by knockout
       
    • Example:
      • Men often like to watch boxing.
       
    boxing
    • wrestling
      (uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a sport where two opponents attempt to subdue each other in bare-handed grappling using techniques of leverage, holding, and pressure points
       
    • Example:
      • He doesn't know the rules of wrestling.
       
    wrestling
    • athletics
      (noun plural form)
    • Definition:
      • competitive activities such as sports and games requiring stamina, fitness and skill; particularly those activities known in the United States as track and field
       
    • Example:
      • She doesn't enjoy athletics on TV.
       
    athletics
    • athlete, athletes[ˈæθ.liːt]
      (noun)
    • Definition:
      • a person who does athletics as a sport
       
    • Example:
      • He's a really good athlete.
       
    athlete
    • race, races[reɪs]
      (noun)
    • Definition:
      • a contest between people, animals, vehicles, etc. where the objective is to be the first to reach a goal
       
    • Example:
      • We watched a horse race the other day.
       
    race
    • exercise[ˈɛk.sə.saɪz]
      (verb)
    • Definition:
      • being physically active to improve strength and fitness
       
    • Example:
      • To win the race, they have to exercise every day.
       
    • train[treɪn]
      (verb)
    • Definition:
      • to practise an ability
       
    • Example:
      • She trained seven hours a day to prepare for the Olympics.
       
 
 

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          athlete
          a person who does athletics as a sport
          bowling
          a game played by rolling a ball down an alley and trying to knock over a triangular group of ten pins
          athletics
          competitive activities such as sports and games requiring stamina, fitness and skill; particularly those activities known in the United States as track and field
          wrestling
          a sport where two opponents attempt to subdue each other in bare-handed grappling using techniques of leverage, holding, and pressure points
          exercise
          being physically active to improve strength and fitness
          tennis
          a sport played by either two or four players with strung racquets, a ball and a net approximately 3 feet high on a clay, grass, or cement court
          golf
          a ball game played by individuals competing against one another in which the object is to hit a ball into each of a series of (usually 18 or nine) holes
          cycling
          the sport of riding and racing bicycles
          ice hockey
          a game on ice in which two teams of six players skate and try to score by shooting a puck into the opposing team's net, using their sticks
          race
          a contest between people, animals, vehicles, etc. where the objective is to be the first to reach a goal
          table tennis
          a game or sport (similar to tennis) that involves the hitting of a light plastic ball across a table by racquets
          horseback riding
          the sport of riding a horse
          ice-skating
          the sport of skate on ice, wearing ice skates
          train
          to practise an ability
          squash
          a sport played in a walled court with a soft rubber ball and bats like tennis racquets
           
           
           
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          ice-skating
          ice-skating
          bowling
          bowling
          cycling
          cycling
          tennis
          tennis
          athlete
          athlete
          wrestling
          wrestling
          skittles
          skittles
          race
          race
          squash
          squash
          athletics
          athletics
          ice hockey
          ice hockey
          table tennis
          table tennis
          horseback riding
          horse-riding
           
           
           
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          ice-skating
          the sport of skate on ice, wearing ice skates
          golf
          a ball game played by individuals competing against one another in which the object is to hit a ball into each of a series of (usually 18 or nine) holes
          table tennis
          a game or sport (similar to tennis) that involves the hitting of a light plastic ball across a table by racquets
          squash
          a sport played in a walled court with a soft rubber ball and bats like tennis racquets
          boxing
          a sport where two opponents punch each other with gloved fists, the object being to score more points by the end of the match or by knockout
          skittles
          a pub game in which a ball is rolled down a wooden alley in order to knock down as many of the nine skittles as possible
          athletics
          competitive activities such as sports and games requiring stamina, fitness and skill; particularly those activities known in the United States as track and field
          ice hockey
          a game on ice in which two teams of six players skate and try to score by shooting a puck into the opposing team's net, using their sticks
          athlete
          a person who does athletics as a sport
          race
          a contest between people, animals, vehicles, etc. where the objective is to be the first to reach a goal
          tennis
          a sport played by either two or four players with strung racquets, a ball and a net approximately 3 feet high on a clay, grass, or cement court
          wrestling
          a sport where two opponents attempt to subdue each other in bare-handed grappling using techniques of leverage, holding, and pressure points
          bowling
          a game played by rolling a ball down an alley and trying to knock over a triangular group of ten pins
          cycling
          the sport of riding and racing bicycles
           
           
           
         
         

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