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sports

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Usage note
This word is often used in the singular in the sense shown in 1), especially in the United Kingdom.
sports(
sports
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A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
1. (activity)
a. el deporte
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Do you like to do sports?¿Te gusta hacer deporte?
b. los deportes
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Playing sports is good for your health.Practicar deportes es bueno para la salud.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
2. (related to sports)
a. de deportes (invariable)
Michelle wants to attend a university with a well-developed sports program.Michelle quiere asistir a una universidad con un programa de deportes completo.
b. deportivo
Rodney goes to the community sports center to play basketball several times a week.Rodney va al centro deportivo de la comunidad para jugar básquetbol varias veces por semana.
3. (clothing)
a. sport (invariable)
We all wear sports shirts to the office on Fridays.Todos llevamos camisas sport a la oficina los viernes.
sport
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
4. (activity)
a. el deporte
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Sport is good for your health.El deporte es bueno para la salud.
5. (competitive game)
a. el deporte
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
What sports do you play?¿Qué deportes practicas?
6. (entertainment)
a. la diversión
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
They love riding their bikes along winding roads just for sport.Les encanta ir con la moto por carreteras llenas de curvas solo por diversión.
7.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(kind person)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Be a sport and come with me to the dinner.Sé amable y acompáñame a la cena.
I thought Jane was a pretty poor sport not inviting her sister to the wedding.Me parece que Jane no se portó muy bien al no invitar a su hermana a la boda.
8. (biology)
a. la mutación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
This specimen is a sport from Juniperus juniper.Este espécimen es una mutación de Juniperus juniper.
9.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(form of address)
a. el amigo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
, la amiga
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
What's up, sport?¿Qué hay, amigo?
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
10. (to wear)
a. lucir
She sported her engagement ring with pride.Lucía su anillo de compromiso con orgullo.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
11. (to play)
a. divertirse
He sports making fun of others.Se divierte burlándose de los demás.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
12. (related to sport)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. de deporte
They have women's sport shoes but not men's.Tienen zapatillas de deporte de mujer pero no de hombre.
13. (casual)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. de sport
I wear sport clothes to the office.A la oficina voy vestida de sport.
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sports
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (general)
a.
sports carcoche or
sports centerpolideportivo m
2. (school)
a.
sports daydía dedicado a competiciones or
sports groundcampo de deportes
sports jacketchaqueta or
sports lotteryquinielas fpl
3. (journalism)
a.
sports pagepágina de deportes
sports shoptienda de deportes
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sport [spɔːt]
noun
1 (game) deporte (m)
he is good at several sports se le dan bien varios deportes; the sport of kings el deporte de los reyes; la hípica
My favourite sport is football
2 (games in general) deporte(s) (m)
plural
; (p)
I love sport me encantan los deportes or el deporte; to be good at sport ser buen deportista
3 sports (athletics meeting) juegos (m) deportivos
we have sports on Thursdays
4 (hunting) caza (f)
to have some good sport tener éxito en la caza; lograr unas cuantas piezas hermosas; the trout here give good sport aquí las truchas no se rinden fácilmente
5 (fun) juego (m); diversión (f)
to say sth in sport decir algo en broma; to make sport of sb burlarse de algn
6 (person) persona (f) amable
she's a good sport es buena persona; es buena gente; especially (LAm) he's a real sport es una persona realmente buena; be a sport! ¡no seas malo!
thanks, you're a real sport come on, sport!
7 (plaything) víctima (f); juguete (m)
We are the sport of fate
8 (Bio) mutación (f)
intransitive verb
divertirse
transitive verb
lucir; ostentar
modifier
sports car (n) coche (m) deportivo
sports centre sports complex (n) polideportivo (m)
sports day (n) (Britain) día (m) de competiciones deportivas (de un colegio)
sports desk (n) sección (f) de deportes
sports editor (n) jefe (m) de la sección de deportes
sports facilities (n) instalaciones (f) deportivas
sports ground (n) campo (m) deportivo; centro (m) deportivo
sports hall (n)
sports centre See culture box in entry sport.
sports jacket (n) chaqueta (f) sport; saco (m) sport; (LAm)
sports page (n) página (f) de deportes
sport(s) utility vehicle (n) deportivo (m) utilitario; SUV (m)
sports writer (n) cronista (m) deportivoadeportiva;a deportiva
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