Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Hobby"

The meaning of "Hobby" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does what is a hobby you've been interested in?

is it about a hobby that I've been doing?? or a hobby that I've been interested in but never done? mean?
A: a hobby that you are interested in and have done.
Q: What does hobbies mean?
A: Things you like/enjoy doing
Q: What does hobby. Only native speakers mean?
A: The way you use "hobby" is fine. Some people just interpret it differently. I use it the same way you do--some of my hobbies are playing tennis and biking. I also consider studying Korean and watching YouTube hobbies of mine.

So you are not wrong, nor is your friend. A lot of words are up for interpretation.
Q: What does I recently took up a new hobby. mean?
A: it means you started a new activity that interests you.

Such as, photography, drawing, swimming, dancing or singing.
Q: What does having this as a hobby can be bottomless mean?
A: bottomless means it never ends, if a hobby is bottomless you can keep doing it and doing it

Example sentences using "Hobby"

Q: Please show me example sentences with hobbies.
A: My hobbies are drawing, singing, and hanging out with friends.
My favorite hobby is drawing.
What is your favorite hobby?
What are your favorite hobbies?
When did you begin this hobby?
Q: Please show me example sentences with hobby.
A: Hobby (singular), Hobbies (plural)

"My hobbies are, biking, swimming, collecting pictures, and many more."

"Stamp collecting is a favorite hobby of mine."

"I don't have any hobbies."

"I don't have a hobby."

"I wish I had a hobby."

"My dad and I have the same hobby."

"My dad and I have the same hobbies."

Q: Please show me example sentences with hobbies.
A: Hobbies : activities
One of my favorite hobbies is reading by the lake .
I really like to go hiking in the summer .
The beach is my favorite place to go and surf .
Snowboarding in the winter is another favorite .
I enjoy cooking for my friends on the weekend.
Q: Please show me example sentences with hobby.
A: "My hobbies include: reading, walking my dog, swimming, biking, and sleeping."

"Collecting rocks is my favorite hobby."

"Drawing is his favorite hobby."

Synonyms of "Hobby" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between hobby and interest ?
A: I'm glad to help!
Not really. Those would be things you enjoy doing for leisure. Hobbies are related to things such as coin collecting, building furniture, etc.
Q: What is the difference between He has many hobbies, including collecting stamps. and He has many hobbies, including stamp collecting. ?
A: There isn't much of a difference as in general conversation they would mean the same thing
Q: What is the difference between my hobby is singing and dancing. and my hobbies are singing and dancing. ?
A: "Hobby" is singular and "hobbies" is plural

In "my hobby is singing and dancing" it is one hobby so you probably sing at the same time as your dancing

With "my hobbies are singing and dancing" you have two hobbies, and probably enjoy one without having to do both
Q: What is the difference between do you have some of hobby? and do you have some hobby? ?
A: @jickoon: Yes, but also when you ask "Do you..?" the other person answers "yes" or "no". When you ask "what are some of your favorite hobbies?" you know that the person has hobbies, they will answer things like "reading, skating..". "Some of your favorite hobbies" means that you are assuming they have these some hobbies.
Q: What is the difference between hobby and penchant ?
A: @BillNiu: hobby is an activity you enjoy. A hobby might be riding a bicycle or making dolls.

A penchant is a habit, or a tendency to do something.
He has a penchant for eating tacos. = He has a habit of eating tacos.

Translations of "Hobby"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? hobby
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? What are your hobbies?
A: What are your hobbies?
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? the hobby i like most í playing my guitar. my uncle, who is an accomplished guitarist, taught me how to play.
A: The hobby I like most is playing my guitar. My uncle, who is an accomplishment guitarist, taught me how to play it.
OR YOU CAN ALSO SAY
My favorite hobby is playing the guitar...
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? "what hobbies do you have?" "tell me about your hobbies" "what are your hobbies?" what do you like to do?" how do native english speaker ask?
A: All of your questions sound fairly natural, although slightly blunt. Frequently, the concept of fun or enjoyment will be added in to soften the question. For example, "What hobbies do you enjoy?" , "What do you do for fun?" , "What do you enjoy doing in your free time?"
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? His hobby is collecting rare butterflies.
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Other questions about "Hobby"

Q: Which is natural between "my three hobbies" and "three hobbies of mine"?
A: Maybe can use instead:

Three of my hobbies...
....Are three of my hobbies.
。。。。。。。。。

More natural between the two would be "my three hobbies", I suppose.
"Three hobbies of mine" sounds kinda "poetic" or something.
Q: What do you have a hobby? does this sound natural?
A: "What are your hobbies?"
"Do you have a hobby?"
Q: Nice to see that you have a hobby like my one.
does this sound natural?
A: "Nice to see that you have a hobby like my own" sounds more natural. I still understood what you meant ✿
Q: When you are asked "What's your hobby?" or something like that, is it strange to say "I take pleasure in listening to music"??
If so, would you please tell me the usage of "take pleasure in 〜"?? I'm having difficulty in memorizing this idiom.
A: There is nothing wrong in your response. But "take pleasure in~" is not a commonly used idiom. "I like to listen to music" is more normal everyday talk.
Q: As for my hobbies, reading is the most fun I can have with my pants on while swimming is the most fun I can have without my pants on. does this sound natural?
A: More natural:

"As for my hobbies, reading is the most fun I can have with pants on, and swimming is the most fun I can have without pants."

Be careful with this. "Most fun with pants on" is usually for a sexual meaning. It sounds a bit odd to hear it contrasted with swimming.

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