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1

kimerítő

gruelling

/ ˈgrʊəlɪŋ /

Running the marathon must be a gruelling experience, not to mention races like Ironman.

2

kapufát lő

to hit the goalpost

/ hɪt ðə ˈgəʊlpəʊst /

I was really disappointed when my favourite footballer hit the goalpost and we lost the game.

3

sportszerű

sportsmanlike

/ ˈspɔːtsmən /

It is not very sportsmanlike to injure other players to win a match.

4

szabadesés ejtőenyővel

skydiving

/ ˈskʌɪdʌɪvɪŋ /

I'd never dare try extreme sports like skydiving or bungee jumping.

5

selejtező

qualifying round

/ ˈkwɒlɪfʌɪ raʊnd /

The quilifying rounds for the Olympic games can be nailbiting events.

6

sportcsarnok

sports hall

/ spɔːt hɔːl /

The new sports hall has a variety of amenities for both the spectators and the athletes.

7

edző

coach

/ kəʊtʃ /

In my opinion, not all good players make good coaches.

8

ritmikus sportgimnasztika

rhythmic gymnastics

/ ˈrɪðmɪk dʒɪmˈnastɪks /

I think synchronized swimmig and rythmic gymnastics are rather forms of art than sport.

9

cserejátékos

substitute

/ ˈsʌbstɪtjuːt /

We were suprised when a substitute scored two goals at the end of the match.

10

vizilabda

water polo

/ ˈwɔːtə ˈpəʊləʊ /

I always look forward to watching water polo at the Olympics since the Hungarian team is a constant favourite.

11

állóképesség

stamina

/ ˈstamɪnə /

You need lots of stamina to endure a race in tropical weather conditions.

12

bajnokság

championship

/ ˈtʃampɪənʃɪp /

I don't really like it when a penalty shoot-out decides a championship.

13

versenyző

competitor

/ kəmˈpɛtɪtə /

I admire the competitors at big sports events. They must have worked hard to get that far

14

strandlabdázik

to play beach ball

/ pleɪ biːtʃ bɔːl /

In summer we go to Lake Balaton, and there we swim and play beach ball almost every day.

15

küzdősportok

combat sports

/ ˈkɒmbat, ˈkʌm- spɔːt /

I think that combat sports, especially martial arts, can teach children a lot about discipline.

16

mellúszás/gyorsúszás

breaststroke / the crawl

/ ˈbrɛs(t)strəʊk ðə krɔːl /

I can do breaststroke and backstroke but I haven't mastered butterfly or the crawl yet.

17

helyszín

venue

/ ˈvɛnjuː /

The Football World Cup is often played at venues quite far from each other.

18

kitűnik/kiemelkedik vmiben

to excel in/at sth

/ ɪkˈsɛl, ɛk- ɪn ət /

Hungarian athletes excel in all kinds of water sports, like swimming, water polo, kayaking and canoeing.

19

szabályt sért

to break the rules

/ breɪk ðə ruːl /

It really upsets me when a Formula One driver is not penalized for breaking the rules.

20

műkorcsolya

figure skating

/ ˈfɪgə ˈskeɪtɪŋ /

I don't watch sports on TV as a rule but I do enjoy watching figure skating, especially ice dancing.

21

egymás után

in a row

/ ɪn eɪ rəʊ /

Hungary won Olympic gold in water polo three times in a row.

22

rendkívül izgalmas, nagyon érdekfeszítő

nailbiting

/ neɪl ˈbʌɪtɪŋ /

Nowadays I often find Formula One quite boring, but yesterday's race was a nailbiting event with so many drivers overtaking others.

23

stafétabot/váltó

baton/relay

/ ˈbat(ə)n ˈriːleɪ /

It must be devastating to drop the baton when running a relay.

24

hódeszkázás

snowboarding

/ ˈsnəʊbɔːd /

In winter we go skiing to the mountains and next year I'll try snowboarding as well.

25

támogatói szerződés

sponsorship deal

/ ˈspɒnsəʃɪp diːl /

Sportsmen can get a lot of money from sponsorship deals.

26

mez

jersey/strip

/ ˈdʒəːzi strɪp /

Sports has become so commercialized that even the jerseys are crawling with the logos of sponsors.

27

(meg)büntet vkit vmiért

to penalize sb for sth

/ ˈpiːn(ə)lʌɪz fɔː, fə /

I think it is silly when a footballer is penalized for taking off his jersey after scoring a goal.

28

büntetőt kivéd

to save a penalty

/ seɪv eɪ ˈpɛn(ə)lti /

The goalkeepers saved the second-half penalty and we won the match two-one.

29

csapatszellem

team spirit

/ tiːm ˈspɪrɪt /

Playing team sports is one of the best ways of developing team spirit and learning how to cooperate.

30

kapura lő

to shoot

/ ʃuːt /

It is infuriating when a footballer shoots the ball straight at the goalkeeper instead of passing.