FCE Vocabulary Sports, Hobbies
Vocabulary on sports and hobbies for FCE
Terms in this set (29)
a person who is actively interested in and concerned for the success of (a particular sports team)
A level area surrounded by seats for spectators, in which sports, entertainments, and other public events are held.
Defeat (someone) in a game, competition, election, or commercial venture.
An enclosed space, typically surrounded by seating for spectators, in which a sport, performance, or show takes place: 'a boxing ____'
A structure, often a concrete-lined excavation of rectangular shape, that is filled with water and used for swimming.
A ground or track for horse or auto racing.
A quadrangular area, either open or covered, marked out for ball games such as tennis or basketball.
An enclosed area of ice for skating, ice hockey, or curling, especially one artificially prepared.
Playing surface for football.
(In games played on a field or court) an official who assists the referee or umpire from the sideline, especially in deciding on whether the ball is out of play.
A hard or padded protective hat.
A type of bat with a round or oval frame strung with catgut, nylon, etc., used especially in tennis, badminton, and squash.
A weapon for shooting arrows, typically made of a curved piece of wood joined at both ends by a taut string.
(In hockey, polo, and other games) a long, thin implement, typically made of wood, with a curved head or angled blade that is used to hit or direct the ball or puck.
A cork to which feathers are attached to form a cone shape, or a similar object of plastic, struck with rackets in the games of badminton and battledore.
to be neck and neck
If two competitors are ________, they are level with each other and have an equal chance of winning.
A person who takes part in competitive track and field events (athletics).
Done contrary to the rules of a sport.
A form of competitive activity or sport played according to rules.
A person who watches at a show, game, or other event.
A person who takes part in a sporting contest.
Someone who competes with or opposes another in a contest, game, or sport.
The time at which half of a game or contest is completed, especially when marked by an interval.
The necessary items for a particular sport.
An official who watches a game or match closely to ensure that the rules are adhered to and (in some sports) to arbitrate on matters arising from the play.
sports like American football, and baseball are played on a ____.
___yoga, ___karate, ___gymnastics, ___aerobics, etc.
___football, ___baseball, ___basketball, ___rugby, etc.
___swimming, ___skiing,___climbing, etc.
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