Doing something over and over makes one better at it.
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How to use Practice makes perfect in a sentence
For Ebola care, as with all other things, it is likely that Practice makes perfect—and that only perfect is good enough.
With an endless number of ways to prepare cold sesame noodles, Practice makes perfect—and makes for the perfect meal.
Practice makes perfect, for I spoke to them more or less in fluent French!Letters of Lt.-Col. George Brenton Laurie | George Brenton Laurie
The rainy season here lasts all the year round; and if Practice makes perfect—There, now I 'm wet through, I can't be worse.The Knight Of Gwynne, Vol. II (of II) | Charles James Lever
But the voice is not invariably subject to the law that Practice makes perfect.The Psychology of Singing | David C. Taylor
Other Idioms and Phrases with Practice makes perfect
Frequently doing something makes one better at doing it, as in I've knit at least a hundred sweaters, but in my case practice hasn't made perfect. This proverbial expression was once put as Use makes mastery, but by 1560 the present form had become established.
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