One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Do what one advises others to do.
- ‘Remember, your children must see you practicing what you preach.’
- ‘I guess there is one thing in being a critic, and a whole new ballgame when it come to practicing what you preach.’
- ‘You can't let your protégé down; you have to practice what you preach, and that spurs you to try harder.’
- ‘The greatest show of leadership has been since time immemorial measured by the ability to practice what you preach.’
- ‘My mother often told me to practice what you preach.’
- ‘Why don't you practice what you preach, and not be such a hypocrite?’
- ‘Please practise what you preach or we will give you the boot!’
- ‘Students may read your published work in order to find proof that you don't always practise what you preach.’
- ‘Just be sure to practice what you preach and avoid getting so wrapped up in other people's problems that you forget to have fun and take care of your own life!’
- ‘If you are going to stand around and preach your morals to everyone, try practicing what you preach.’
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