I want to ask someone what they do in spare time (i.e. not at work). In English I would say, "What do you do for fun?"

How would I express this in German? Would it be:

Wie machst du Spaß?

Was machst Du in der Freizeit?

Was tust Du, abgesehen vom Beruf?


Was sind Deine Hobbys? 
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    Oder "Was hast du für Hobbies?" – Em1 Dec 8 '14 at 14:58

If you are asking someone what he does for fun you can ask:

Was machst du zum Spaß?


Was sind deine Hobbys?

  • "etwas zum Spaß zun" is more like making a joke - I'd rather go for "etwas tun, um Spaß zu haben." – Takkat Dec 8 '14 at 14:09
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    In regard to activities in your spare time, you don't use "Spaß" at all. – Em1 Dec 8 '14 at 14:58
  • Etwas Neues gelernt. Danke! – DerPolyglott33 Dec 8 '14 at 23:11

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