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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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          squash
          a sport played in a walled court with a soft rubber ball and bats like tennis racquets
          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
          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
          race
          a contest between people, animals, vehicles, etc. where the objective is to be the first to reach a goal
          bowling
          a game played by rolling a ball down an alley and trying to knock over a triangular group of ten pins
          wrestling
          a sport where two opponents attempt to subdue each other in bare-handed grappling using techniques of leverage, holding, and pressure points
          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
          horseback riding
          the sport of riding a horse
          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
          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
          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
          train
          to practise an ability
          cycling
          the sport of riding and racing bicycles
          athlete
          a person who does athletics as a sport
          table tennis
          a game or sport (similar to tennis) that involves the hitting of a light plastic ball across a table by racquets
           
           
           
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          table tennis
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          skittles
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          squash
          wrestling
          wrestling
          ice hockey
          ice hockey
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          boxing
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          table tennis
          a game or sport (similar to tennis) that involves the hitting of a light plastic ball across a table by racquets
          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
          cycling
          the sport of riding and racing bicycles
          squash
          a sport played in a walled court with a soft rubber ball and bats like tennis racquets
          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
          ice-skating
          the sport of skate on ice, wearing ice skates
          horse-riding
          the sport of riding a horse
          wrestling
          a sport where two opponents attempt to subdue each other in bare-handed grappling using techniques of leverage, holding, and pressure points
          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
          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
          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
          bowling
          a game played by rolling a ball down an alley and trying to knock over a triangular group of ten pins
           
           
           
         
         

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