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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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They accuse the Government of making sport a low priority.
The suggestions include early detection of athletes' health condition before mandatory affiliation to sports clubs, making sports stadiums safe places by providing a machine for rapid treatment of heart problems especially during games and trainings, and having coaches who are certified in CPR.
Our product is perfect for the casual sports fan, fantasy sports junkie or social gamer who wants to start winning real-life prizes just for making sports picks", said Alexander Last, CEO of SportsHedge.
About 60 trainees are being learned skills in riot control, guarding stadiums, dealing with the public and providing a suitable environment for making sports events a success.
Adi and Rudolf Dassler started making sports shoes together in the 1920s.
It will cost pounds 140k and can crack 187mph, and it'll sell, because Porsche are very good at making sports cars.
The acquired plant is slated to come online next year and will also focus on making sports shoes, with monthly output of 400,000 pairs initially.
Hollywood has always had its hands in making sports films, going back to when Harold Lloyd was doing crazy things with nutty props, through a bunch of crazies trying to pass off themselves as "The Comebacks.
STUDENTS at Warwick University are to campaign against low wages for workers in the third world who are making sports wear.
With childhood obesity/inactivity on the rise, we feel it's our responsibility to be on the forefront of making sports accessible for all kids and to offer solutions to fight the trend of obesity in this country.