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blood sport Line breaks: blood sport

Definition of blood sport in English:

noun

A sport involving the hunting, wounding, or killing of animals: blood sports such as dogfighting and cockfighting figurative politics has turned into a blood sport
More example sentences
  • It's not a blood sport - hunting and sport are two words that cannot go together.
  • Fox hunting is the only blood sport to have survived.
  • In my opinion fox hunting is just a blood sport with no purpose.

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