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    Hi there
    Which one is correct?

    Sports (is/are) part of my life?

    Thanks
    pete

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    SPORT IS

    SPORTS ARE

    Depending on how active you are!

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    Re: part

    Hi there,

    Sorry, I don't understand.

    pete

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    Peter, sorry I should have made myself clearer.

    You can either say: sport is a part of my life, or sports are a part of my life. The latter would be used in a situation where you might enjoy more than one sport; the former as a generalization.

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    Re: part

    In the US, we would use only the plural form.

    Sports are a big part of my life. Even if you play only one sport, the concept of "sports" takes the plural.

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