"Dw i eisiau gwylio'r athletau."

Translation:I want to watch the athletics.

July 10, 2016

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In american english versus english is athletics another word for sports, or is it track and field or is it gymnastics or just what is it?

July 10, 2016

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July 10, 2016

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American English uses “athletics” interchangeably with “sports” colloquially. It is a high brow term and used most often to specify a school or university course as in “Athletics teaches teamwork.” Using “sport,” this sentence would read “Playing sports teaches teamwork.” “I love sports” would commonly heard, but “I love athletics” would more probably be in reference to a specific course.

November 5, 2017

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How would one say, "I want to watch the athletes"?

May 21, 2017

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athlete (athletes) - athletwr (athletwyr)

May 21, 2017

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Thank you!

May 21, 2017

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why isn't the expression "I like watching the athletics" acceptable

October 12, 2017

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Liking and wanting are two different expressions and meanings:

  • Dw i’n hoffi gwylio... - I like watching...
  • Dw i eisiau gwylio... - I want to watch...
October 12, 2017
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