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make sport vs. make game #1 (permalink) Mon Apr 12, 2010 19:38 pm   make sport vs. make game
 

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ESL/EFL Test #539 "English Slang Idioms (281)", question 2

Stop making ......... of my affinity for gardening and cooking. Many men are chefs and enjoy gardening.

(a) game
(b) puzzle
(c) sport
(d) amends

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ESL/EFL Test #539 "English Slang Idioms (281)", answer 2

Stop making sport of my affinity for gardening and cooking. Many men are chefs and enjoy gardening.

Correct answer: (c) sport

Your answer was: incorrect
Stop making game of my affinity for gardening and cooking. Many men are chefs and enjoy gardening.
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Hello,

I think there's a mistake in the coding of this question.
make (a) game of = to make fun of; ridicule; mock (source) and I couldn't find "make sport" with OneLook.

Thanks.
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make sport vs. make game #2 (permalink) Mon Apr 12, 2010 20:28 pm   make sport vs. make game
 

You are right. Thanks a lot for pointing it out.

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