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This page is about the noun "sport", which can be both countable and uncountable

sport → uncountable

Meaning: physical activities in which players compete individually or in teams

Example sentence: My nephew isn't very good at maths and science, but he's very good at sport.

sport → countable

Meaning: a particular kind of sport

Example sentence: In summer we played sports like cricket and tennis, but in winter we only played football.

Note: In American English, "sports" can be used for uncountable as well as plural countable meanings.

Quick Quiz:

In which sentence is the word "sport" countable?

a. Did you play much sport at your school?

b. How many sports did you play at school?

Contributor: Matt Errey