Practice

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Definition

a practice: a custom, a usage, a method, a way
noun
Practice makes perfect. The more you do something, the better you become at it.

to practice (US), to practise (UK) (a sport): to participate in, to do (a sport); to perfect, to improve in (a sport)
verb

(I have) practice (tonight): (I have) training, preparation, rehearsal (tonight)
noun

Examples

  • "Let me practice: I am an FBI agent!"
  • "it will be a chance for you to practice your English."
  • "Gospel practice on Saturday, concert on Sunday"
  • "Would that we could practice irregular verbs over a candlelit dinner, with Larry White's baritone voice urging us onward until our evening comes to a climax, conjugating verbs in multiple tenses all night long!"
  • "-Bedtime is between 3 and 4 am, after clarinet practice."
  • "I know how much you enjoy practicing your French."
  • "Glen : The rest of you, while I'm helping Edward, please practice your breathing."
  • "It is also quite common for management positions to be given to friends and relatives of the boss, a practice that is called "nepotism"."
  • "I'm practicing my sales pitch in here!"
  • "Brian : I'm just practising my nautical lingo, Jean."

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