One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘once they'd selected the songs he practised them every day’
rehearse, run through, go through, go over, work on, work at, repeat
polish, refine, perfect
2‘performers were practising for the air show’
train, rehearse, prepare, exercise, drill, work out, warm up, go through one's paces, keep one's hand in, get into shape, do exercises, study
British informal knock up
3‘we still practise some of these rituals today’
carry out, perform, do, observe, put into practice, execute, follow, exercise
4‘she practised medicine for three years’
work at, pursue a career in, have a career in, go in for, engage in, specialize in, ply, follow
North American hang out one's shingle
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