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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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This camp will be the foundation for future activities which aim to raise awareness among young Emiratis making sport an integral part of their lifestyle.
The fund is helping clubs update tired grounds and build the facilities they need, and is making sport and recreation a part of the lives of all Victorians.
Such visitor numbers are good news for our economy and such a high-profile event is good news for making sport an increasing part of our lifestyle.
FORMER Newcastle Eagles basketball captain Andrew Bridge was reminded of the importance of making sport fun when he attended a Lloyds TSB National School Sport Week event on Tyneside.
Every year MFC Foundation works with more than 20,000 people across Teesside, tackling youth unemployment, child obesity, social inclusion and making sport accessible to all.
The foundation, which commissioned Loughborough University's survey, says making sport more appealing by offering activities like dance and martial arts at school could help tackle an obesity crisis.
Co Durham is to take full advantage of a national pounds 459 million project aimed at making sport more accessible to schoolchildren.
NI is a major sponsor of FutureTruck, a four-year engineering competition focused on making sport utility vehicles more energy efficient and environmentally friendly.
President of the Olympic Council of Ireland Pat Hickey slammed politicians, branding them "hypocrites" and accused them of making sport "the fall guy" in the escalating row.
They accuse the Government of making sport a low priority.
Restructuring of sports board has been under keen observation in the session for which Tariq Masood Yaseen said that prime objective of making sports an indispensable part of syllabus is not only patronage of sports but also provision of positive atmosphere to players for their better mental grooming.
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