hacer deporte

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An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (general)
a. to practice sports
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Si quieres adelgazar, tienes que llevar una dieta equilibrada y hacer algo de deporte.If you want to lose weight, you have to keep a balanced diet and practice some sports.
b. to practise sport (United Kingdom)
Me paso el día sentado delante de una computadora, así que los fines de semana intento hacer deporte.I spend all day sitting in front of a computer, so I try to practise sport at weekends.
c. to do sports
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
El médico me dijo que debo dejar de fumar y empezar a hacer deporte.The doctor said I should stop smoking and begin to do sports.
d. to play sports
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Evangelina es una niña muy fuerte y sana a la que le encanta hacer deporte.Evangelina is a very strong and healthy kid who loves playing sports.
e. to do sport (United Kingdom)
Cuando era joven hacía mucho deporte, pero ahora no tengo tiempo.I used to do a lot of sport when I was young, but I don't have the time now.
f. to play sport (United Kingdom)
¿Haces deporte o prefieres actividades más intelectuales?Do you play sport or do you prefer more intellectual activities?
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