make sport of (someone or something)

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make sport of (someone or something)

To ridicule, mock, or tease someone or something; to make fun of someone or something. I really don't appreciate you making sport of my disability like that. Don't make sport of your sister—you know how sensitive she can be!
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To have made sport of the butchering of two humans would have been unthinkable to our prosecutors.
During the last tenure of Pakistan People Party he was Minister for Health Services but this portfolio was taken back from him on the charges of corruption and malpractice and then he was made Sports Minister.
They evinced keen interest in Sialkot-Pakistan made sports
The foreign diplomats showed keen interest in Pakistan made sports goods, musical instruments and surgical instruments.
They evinced keen interest in Sialkot-Pakistan made sports goods, musical instruments and surgical instruments.
Those Elegant Germans Michael Becker, agent to top English footballer Michael Ballack, made sports headlines in Germany after an interview was published in which he attributed the elegant style of the German World Cup team to the fact that a number of its players were gay.