• pursue one's hobbies
  • 趣味の世界をつきつめる
  • Along with intellectual pursuits, the gentry exhibited habits and cultured hobbies which marked their social status and refinement.
  • Wikipedia: Society of the Song Dynasty
  • As of 2011, there was also mining activity by individual hobby miners on small parcels at Sapphire Village, but the Roncor mines remained inactive.
  • Wikipedia: Yogo sapphire
  • At the age of fourteen, Bana wanted to leave school to focus full-time on becoming a motor mechanic, but his father convinced him to complete school, advising him to avoid making his hobby a job.
  • Wikipedia: Eric Bana
  • Authorization came at the behest of several hobby publications, who enlisted readers to contact their local congressmen in order to persuade them to pass necessary legislation.
  • Wikipedia: Morgan dollar
  • Bourdon's agent, Kent Hughes, stated that he never knew about his client's new hobby (motorcycles).
  • Wikipedia: Luc Bourdon
  • By 2008, 29.9 million people in the United States and Canada were playing fantasy sports, spending $800 million on the hobby.
  • Wikipedia: Baseball
  • For much of the rest of his life, Elgar indulged himself in his several hobbies.
  • Wikipedia: Edward Elgar
  • Friends living nearby would come to his apartment for conversation and good food—cooking was Dunstan's hobby.
  • Wikipedia: Don Dunstan
  • Harrison, who was 68 at the time, planned to concentrate on his hobby of writing historical works, but he died three months after his retirement.
  • Wikipedia: Fairfax Harrison
  • He continued growing cherries on the property, and engaged in his hobby of horticulture.
  • Wikipedia: Thomas Playford IV
  • He continued to pursue his study of beetles in private, although his classmates found out and there was no loss in this as they viewed his hobby positively.
  • Wikipedia: Frank Macfarlane Burnet
  • He decided, more as a hobby than a job, to put it on public display in Reykjavik and was awarded a grant from the city council of ISK 200,000 to support the opening of a museum in August 1997.
  • Wikipedia: Icelandic Phallological Museum
  • In contrast, in an interview with the Official UK PlayStation Magazine, it was stated that Triple Triad was added to the game because cards were a popular hobby in Japan.
  • Wikipedia: Final Fantasy VIII
  • Like his brother Lawrence, who wrote two books on the subject, Ellis Wackett's chief hobby was angling.
  • Wikipedia: Ellis Wackett
  • Rivera thought of baseball as a hobby and did not seriously consider playing professionally.
  • Wikipedia: Mariano Rivera
  • Sand martin and kingfisher have been seen regularly by the lake, and other migrants have included yellow wagtail, whinchat and hobby.
  • Wikipedia: Kennet and Avon Canal
  • That summer, Hašek officially announced his retirement so that he could spend time with his family and other hobbies.
  • Wikipedia: Dominik Hašek
  • The publicity coverage of the Sotheby's auction renewed interest in the hobby of sports memorabilia collecting.
  • Wikipedia: T206 Honus Wagner
  • The Space Invaders Tournament held by Atari in 1980 was the first video game competition and attacted more than 10,000 participants, establishing video gaming as a mainstream hobby.
  • Wikipedia: Space Invaders
  • Those who practiced a sport professionally were considered to have an unfair advantage over those who practiced it merely as a hobby.
  • Wikipedia: Olympic Games