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Is " well-liked " and " most-liked " commonly used words ?do they sound weird ? I wonder if there are any other ways of saying " it's the most popular sport in china ." How about " it's the most-liked sports in china ." By the same token , is it ok to say " it's a well-liked sport in china " How about " This sport enjoys the greatest popularity in china " does it sound weird in spoken English ? Thanks a lot !
Aug 10, 2018 3:17 PM
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Yes, you can say all of the above. However, "well-liked" means popular, not the most popular. Also remember to say 'sport' not 'sports'. And China with a capital C. You asked if the last sentence sounds "weird" - not weird, but just very formal. You could also say "the favourite sport in China".
August 10, 2018
The sport that enjoys the greatest popularity <-- yes, good Most popular sport The sport with the greatest following The sport that gets the most attention The sport above all others in China ... China's favourite sport The sport closest to the Chinese peoples' heart The best supported sport The sport most people think of first China's sporting obession is .... Even rivals GongFu in popularity :) Enjoy :)
August 10, 2018
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