for sport

idiom

: for enjoyment and not as a job or for food needed for survival
hunting and fishing for sport

Examples of for sport in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Versatility: Since these court shoes are intended for sport, mobility and versatility is important. Madison Yauger, Peoplemag, 27 Mar. 2024 Fado Irish Pub & Restaurant Often the scene for sport fanatics, Fado Irish Pub & Restaurant will host a watch party for the Mayweather vs. McGregor fight from 7:30 pm. Chloe Herring, Miami Herald, 30 Jan. 2024 Previously, the conservancy killed some 8,000 goats (originally brought by Spanish missionaries in the 1820s) and 12,000 pigs (brought for sport hunting a century later). Soumya Karlamangla Sinna Nasseri, New York Times, 2 Dec. 2023 What started out as bickering for sport led to arguments fueled by alcohol and jealousy. People Staff, Peoplemag, 6 Oct. 2023 Though they’re rarely targeted on purpose for sport, anglers fishing large cut baits for deep-water reef species like snapper and grouper will sometimes end up in a battle with this type of shark or lose out on some delicious grouper fillets when a tiger snatches the catch off their line. Joe Cermele, Field & Stream, 26 July 2023 Today, some are still thrilled by the prospect of diving without clunky oxygen tanks, both for fun and for sport. USA TODAY, 19 July 2023 The brand is somewhat of a trade secret for sport fishermen and surfers alike. Brad Lanphear, Men's Health, 13 July 2023 As more disruptive models appear, new use cases for sport NFTs will pop up. Andres Zunino, Forbes, 10 Nov. 2022

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“For sport.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/for%20sport. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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