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sport, I'm reading a novel, came across a sentence as follows: "Dr. Durkee isn't positive, but it looks like you might have a mild form of epilepsy, sport. Now, it's not as scary as it sounds." what does "sport" mean here?
Jun 14, 2013 6:46 AM
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it is a nickname used mostly by fathers talking to their young sons
June 14, 2013
"Sport" is used here to mean "buddy", "pal" or "mate". We use this form of casual address is Australia, though it sounds a little old now.
June 14, 2013
in my opinion, i think it is a name or nickname, or an expression but I am not sure
June 14, 2013
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