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01. Your coach phoned to say there will be a team [practice] in the gym tomorrow after school.
02. Kwok-Leung [practiced] his presentation for hours in order to get it perfect.
03. My cousin just opened a dental [practice] here in town.
04. Health [practitioners] are calling on the government to increase funding for health care in our state.
05. Susan has been a [practising] lawyer for about ten years now.
06. This book has some [practice] tests for the TOEFL which you might find useful.
07. Only [practice] jerseys are to be worn during tomorrow's scrimmage.
08. The girls worked very hard in today's [practice], and really seem to be improving.
09. She is a [practicing] Buddhist, and never touches meat of any kind.
10. A convention of medical [practitioners] was held to discuss new developments in the treatment of HIV.
11. The [practice] of using child labor is all too common in many parts of the world.
12. She has been [practicing] for her piano recital all afternoon.
13. Acupuncture has been [practiced] in China for thousands of years.
14. She is a [practicing] Muslim, and prays five times a day.
15. My father [practiced] medicine in Vietnam, but here in this country they don't recognize his qualifications.
16. She is a [practiced] lawyer, and is considered the best in her field.
17. The best way to [practice] for your speaking test is to talk with a native speaker.
18. Thomas Kempis has remarked that all men commend patience, although few be willing to [practice] it.
19. Golfer Ben Hogan once stated that every day you miss playing or [practicing] is one day longer it takes to be good.
20. William Hazlitt once noted that great thoughts reduced to [practice] become great acts.
21. Ray Bradbury once observed, "If you want to be good, you have to [practice], [practice], [practice]."
22. Violinist Jascha Heifetz once said, "If I don't [practice] one day, I know it; two days, the critics know it; three days, the public knows it."
23. Belva Lockwood once suggested that if nations could only depend upon fair and impartial judgments in a world court of law, they would abandon the senseless, savage [practice] of war.
24. Thomas Szasz once observed that knowledge is gained by learning; trust by doubt; skill by [practice]; love by love.
25. Harold Geneen once stated that leadership is [practiced] not so much in words as in attitude and in actions.
26. A traditional proverb tells us, "[Practice] makes perfect."
27. A traditional proverb reminds us, "[Practice] what you preach."
28. Mary Tyler Moore once noted that you have to fail in order to [practice] being brave.
29. Otto von Bismarck once remarked that when a man says that he approves of something in principle, it means he hasn't the slightest intention of putting it into [practice].
30. A German proverb reminds us that if you fail to [practisce] your art, it will soon disappear.
31. An Iranian proverb notes that the wise man who does not put his knowledge into [practice] is like a bee that gives no honey.
32. In 1879, Belva Ann Lockwood became the first American woman to [practice] law before the U.S. Supreme Court.
33. British law was finally amended in 1547 to end the [practice] of boiling people to death as punishment for criminal behavior.
34. Golf was banned in England and Scotland in 1457 by King James II because he claimed it distracted people from the archery [practice] necessary for national defense.
35. Voodoo [practitioners] believe in a supreme God and spirits who link the human with the divine.
36. [Practitioners] of Buddhism are said to combine total seriousness of purpose with a real sense of fun and enjoyment.
37. His wife works as a massage [practitioner] in a medical office downtown.

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