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  • Hi, I'm Phil from BBC Learning English.

  • Today, I'm going to tell you how we use play, do and go with different sports.

  • So, for team sports or ball games, we use play.

  • So, I can say: I play football. I don't play tennis.

  • For more individual activities, we use do.

  • So, we can say: I do exercise. I don't do judo.

  • Then, for activities ending inING, we often use go.

  • So, I can say: I go running.

  • I go running.

  • Or: I don't go swimming.

  • Of course, there are some exceptions,

  • but try to remember.

  • Play for team sports or ball games.

  • Do for individual activities

  • and go for activities ending inING.

Hi, I'm Phil from BBC Learning English.

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