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prak tuhs

  • n  a customary way of operation or behavior
    it is their practice to give annual raises
  • n  systematic training by multiple repetitions
    practice makes perfect
  • n  translating an idea into action
    a hard theory to put into practice
  • n  the exercise of a profession
    the practice of the law
    I took over his practice when he retired
  • n  knowledge of how something is usually done
    it is not the local practice to wear shorts to dinner
  • v  carry out or practice; as of jobs and professions
    practice law
  • v  learn by repetition
    Pianists practice scales
  • v  engage in a rehearsal (of)
  • v  avail oneself to
    practice a religion
    practice non-violent resistance
  • v  engage in or perform
    practice safe sex

  • Millions of Americansmany of whom don't even own crystalspractice meditation every day.
  • A person with an illness cannot practice to a higher level.
  • But those who practice sadomasochismincluding those halting dabblers who tee-hee their way through spankings, hoping to paddle excitement into their marriageknow it's .
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  • Phil Mickelson in ESPN
    Last week I shot 70-76, and I didn't play Saturday. I didn't play Sunday. I traveled on Monday. I hit two bags of balls on Tuesday and a couple of putts, maybe an hour and a half of practice. I played the Pro-Am yesterday, and I'm not kidding, we... Paul Goydos http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Goydos&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHJZ19w-IlK5t9kCzfzUNoXM5RZjQ Golfweek.com http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.golfweek.com/news/2010/jul/08/mr-sunshines-outlook-pays-during-59/%3FBLOG-TourBlog&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFZu_bKAJApPtxUYBPVGlfWOzlDtA Jul 8, 2010 76585 103548 practice I didn't putt great in the practice rounds, but I putted great last week with Stockton and just thought I was ready," he said. "I'm rolling the ball well, but there's something off. The ball is not starting on my line, so there's something a...
  • Tiger Wood in The Associated Press
    It's gotten better. The more time I've been able to practice and play, it's starting to solidify, and I'm actually really excited to tee it up on Thursday. The more I play, the more I get my feel back,he added. "Where I was in the...

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