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    sports-sporting?


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    • He bought new (sport- sports-sporting-sporty) clothes last week
    • What is the difference among them?
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    Re: sports-sporting?

    I think the answer is sporty clothes
    adjective followed by noun
    sporty=adj.
    clothes=noun

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    Exclamation Re: sports-sporting?

    Quote Originally Posted by nado92 View Post

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    • What is the difference among them?
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    All are adjectives, derived from the mass noun ‘sport’ and all can be used with clothes. In BrE, all kinds of sporting activities are commonly denoted by "sport", while in AmE "sports" is more used. I do not feel there is any difference in meaning among the four adjectives.

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    Re: sports-sporting?

    Quote Originally Posted by areev View Post
    I think the answer is sporty clothes
    adjective followed by noun
    sporty=adj.
    clothes=noun
    Thanks.but all the other forms are adjectives too.

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    Re: sports-sporting?

    To me, 'sporty' means 'good at sports' and not 'for the purpose', so it doesn't fit. I would use sports, which is used in British English.

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    Re: sports-sporting?

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    To me, 'sporty' means 'good at sports' and not 'for the purpose', so it doesn't fit. I would use sports, which is used in British English.
    Thanks.
    I also heard 'sports hall' ;sporting club.Are they right this way?

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