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sport
 
any athletic activity that uses physical skills, often competitive
 
do sports
 
 
sports equipment
 
things that you need in order to be able to do a certain kind of sports
 
sportsman
 
a man who does sports
 
sportswoman
 
a woman who does sports
 
hike
 
to walk along a hiking trail, especially a long walk through nature, usually without overnight camping gear
 
go for a hike
 
 
rock climbing
 
the sport of scaling rock faces, either with or without ropes and other equipment
 
aerobics
 
a form of exercise, designed to enhance one's cardiovascular fitness, normally performed to music
 
jogging
 
the practice of running at the pace of a slow run for exercise
 
swim
 
to move through water, without touching the bottom
 
sail
 
to ride in a boat, especially a sailboat, through the water
 
row
 
to propel (a boat or other craft) over water using oars
 
ski
 
to move on skis over snow
 
skiing
 
the sport of moving on skis over snow
 
snowboarding
 
the sport of sliding downhill on a snowboard
 
baseball
 
a sport in which the object is to strike a ball so that one of a nine-person team can run counter-clockwise among four bases, resulting in the scoring of a run
 
basketball
 
a sport in which two opposing teams of five players strive to put a ball through a hoop
 
volleyball
 
a game played on a rectangular court between two teams of two to six players which involves striking a ball back and forth over a net
 
cricket
 
a game played outdoors with bats and a ball between two teams of eleven, popular in England and many Commonwealth countries
 
rugby
 
a sport where players can hold or kick an oval ball; the ball cannot be handled forward and points are scored by touching the ball to the ground in the area past their opponent’s territory or kicking the ball between goalposts and over a crossbar
 
football
 
(British) a game in which two teams of eleven players each contend to get a round ball into the other team's goal primarily by kicking the ball
 
gymnastics
 
a sport involving the performance of sequences of movements requiring physical strength, flexibility, and kinesthetic awareness
 
badminton
 
a racquet sport played indoors on a court by two opposing players (singles) or two opposing pairs of players (doubles), in which a shuttlecock is volleyed over a net
 
 
    • sport, sports[spoʊɹt](noun)
    • Definition:
      • any athletic activity that uses physical skills, often competitive
    • Example:
      • Pia's favourite sport is tennis.
  • do sports
    • do sports(Chunk)
    • Example:
      • Do you want to do sports this afternoon?
  • sports equipment
    • sports equipment[spoʊɹts ɪ'kwɪpmənt](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • things that you need in order to be able to do a certain kind of sports
    • Example:
      • A tennis racket and a ball are sports equipment.
  • sportsman
    • sportsman, sportsmen[spoʊɹtsmæn](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a man who does sports
    • Example:
      • He's a real sportsman, he runs every day.
  • sportswoman
    • sportswoman, sportswomen[spoʊɹtsˈwʊmən](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a woman who does sports
    • Example:
      • Clara is no sportswoman, she prefers to read.
  • hike
    • hike[haɪk](verb)
    • Definition:
      • to walk along a hiking trail, especially a long walk through nature, usually without overnight camping gear
    • Example:
      • They don't like to hike, they rather run.
    • go for a hike(Chunk)
    • Example:
      • Let's go for a hike in the mountains tomorrow!
  • rock climbing
    • rock climbing[ɹɒk ˈklīming](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • the sport of scaling rock faces, either with or without ropes and other equipment
    • Example:
      • Rock climbing can be very dangerous.
  • aerobics
    • aerobics[əˈrōbiks](noun plural form)
    • Definition:
      • a form of exercise, designed to enhance one's cardiovascular fitness, normally performed to music
    • Example:
      • The woman is in good shape because she does aerobics twice a week.
  • jogging
    • jogging[ˈdʒɒg.ɪŋ](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • the practice of running at the pace of a slow run for exercise
    • Example:
      • Jogging calms me down when I'm angry.
  • swim
    • swim, swam, swum[swɪm](irregular verb)
    • Definition:
      • to move through water, without touching the bottom
    • Example:
      • For exercise, we like to swim laps around the pool.
  • sail
    • sail[seɪl](verb)
    • Definition:
      • to ride in a boat, especially a sailboat, through the water
    • Example:
      • I've never sailed the ocean before!
  • row
    • row[ɹəʊ](verb)
    • Definition:
      • to propel (a boat or other craft) over water using oars
    • Example:
      • She started to row on a team.
  • ski
    • ski[ski](verb)
    • Definition:
      • to move on skis over snow
    • Example:
      • I am looking forwartd to the winter because I love to ski.
    • skiing[skiiŋ](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • the sport of moving on skis over snow
    • Example:
      • Skiing last year was fun!
  • snowboarding
    • snowboarding[ˈsnəʊ.bɔːdiŋ](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • the sport of sliding downhill on a snowboard
    • Example:
      • Snowboarding can be a lot of fun when there is enough snow.
  • baseball
    • baseball[beɪsbɔːl](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a sport in which the object is to strike a ball so that one of a nine-person team can run counter-clockwise among four bases, resulting in the scoring of a run
    • Example:
      • The Yankees are a famous American baseball team.
  • basketball
    • basketball[ˈbɑːs.kɪt.bɔːl](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a sport in which two opposing teams of five players strive to put a ball through a hoop
    • Example:
      • Dirk Nowitzki is a famous German basketball player.
  • volleyball
    • volleyball[vɔ.lɛ.bol](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a game played on a rectangular court between two teams of two to six players which involves striking a ball back and forth over a net
    • Example:
      • The team won the volleyball match.
  • cricket
    • cricket[ˈkrɪk.ɪt](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a game played outdoors with bats and a ball between two teams of eleven, popular in England and many Commonwealth countries
    • Example:
      • Cricket is not very popular in Germany.
  • rugby
    • rugby[ˈrʌgbi](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a sport where players can hold or kick an oval ball; the ball cannot be handled forward and points are scored by touching the ball to the ground in the area past their opponent’s territory or kicking the ball between goalposts and over a crossbar
    • Example:
      • The scrum is a distinctive element of rugby.
  • football
    • football[fʊtbɔːl](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • (British) a game in which two teams of eleven players each contend to get a round ball into the other team's goal primarily by kicking the ball
    • Example:
      • Each team scored three goals when they played football.
  • gymnastics
    • gymnastics[dʒɪmˈnæs.tɪks](noun plural form)
    • Definition:
      • a sport involving the performance of sequences of movements requiring physical strength, flexibility, and kinesthetic awareness
    • Example:
      • Gymnastics is more enjoyable when done to music.
  • badminton
    • badminton[ˈbædmɪntən](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • a racquet sport played indoors on a court by two opposing players (singles) or two opposing pairs of players (doubles), in which a shuttlecock is volleyed over a net
    • Example:
      • You need a racquet to play badminton.
 

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sport
sportsman
sportswoman
hike
aerobics
jogging
swim
sail
row
ski
skiing
snowboarding
baseball
basketball
volleyball
cricket
rugby
football
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badminton
 
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        sail
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        row
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        cricket
        cricket
        do sports
        do sports
        badminton
        badminton
        volleyball
        volleyball
        sportswoman
        sportswoman
        baseball
        baseball
        basketball
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        go for a hike
        row
        to propel (a boat or other craft) over water using oars
        snowboarding
        the sport of sliding downhill on a snowboard
        sportsman
        a man who does sports
        football
        (British) a game in which two teams of eleven players each contend to get a round ball into the other team's goal primarily by kicking the ball
        gymnastics
        a sport involving the performance of sequences of movements requiring physical strength, flexibility, and kinesthetic awareness
        rugby
        a sport where players can hold or kick an oval ball; the ball cannot be handled forward and points are scored by touching the ball to the ground in the area past their opponent’s territory or kicking the ball between goalposts and over a crossbar
        ski
        to move on skis over snow
        rock climbing
        the sport of scaling rock faces, either with or without ropes and other equipment
        do sports
        sports equipment
        things that you need in order to be able to do a certain kind of sports
        cricket
        a game played outdoors with bats and a ball between two teams of eleven, popular in England and many Commonwealth countries
        skiing
        the sport of moving on skis over snow
        basketball
        a sport in which two opposing teams of five players strive to put a ball through a hoop
        jogging
        the practice of running at the pace of a slow run for exercise
         
         
         

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        sail
        to ride in a boat, especially a sailboat, through the water
        cricket
        a game played outdoors with bats and a ball between two teams of eleven, popular in England and many Commonwealth countries
        baseball
        a sport in which the object is to strike a ball so that one of a nine-person team can run counter-clockwise among four bases, resulting in the scoring of a run
        aerobics
        a form of exercise, designed to enhance one's cardiovascular fitness, normally performed to music
        badminton
        a racquet sport played indoors on a court by two opposing players (singles) or two opposing pairs of players (doubles), in which a shuttlecock is volleyed over a net
        swim
        to move through water, without touching the bottom
        jogging
        the practice of running at the pace of a slow run for exercise
        football
        (British) a game in which two teams of eleven players each contend to get a round ball into the other team's goal primarily by kicking the ball
        do sports
        sportswoman
        a woman who does sports
        rugby
        a sport where players can hold or kick an oval ball; the ball cannot be handled forward and points are scored by touching the ball to the ground in the area past their opponent’s territory or kicking the ball between goalposts and over a crossbar
        snowboarding
        the sport of sliding downhill on a snowboard
        sportsman
        a man who does sports
        rock climbing
        the sport of scaling rock faces, either with or without ropes and other equipment
         
         
         
         

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