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    "to be sport about sth" - What does ti mean?

    For example in this sentence:
    "As for the problem adressed, John was a very good sport about it"

    Does it imply unconditional praise or rather sincere pity?

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    Re: "to be sport about sth" - What does ti mean?

    I suspect it means that he dealt with it well, without getting too upset. The exact meaning would depend on what the 'problem' was and how it was 'addressed'. But it means he reacted in a way that didn't inconvenience anyone else.

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    Re: "to be sport about sth" - What does ti mean?

    Note that you omitted the "a" in your thread title. Without it, the phrase makes no sense. It's a set phrase "to be a [good] sport". You also misspelt "it".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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