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'He never starts surgery until he can play the game three times in a row without messing up.'
"It's the downstairs neighbors again-they say you're technically proficient, but there's not enough emotion."
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The Wunderkind At Work
Tags:wunderkind, child prodigy, child prodigies, butter up, butters up, buttering up, parent, parents, ask, asks, asking, practice, practices, practicing, practise, practises, practising, study, studies, studying, entrepreneur, entrepreneurs, convince, convinces, convincing, first car, first cars, gift, gifts, present, presents
'I'm not a practicing Catholic anymore, but thanks to bingo I still get to church once a week.'
'No, no, the pills don't have any medication to improve your balance. You'll just get steadier on your feet by trying to catch pills that are thrown to you.'
"Rehearsal's off! Our first violinist was apprehended early this morning poaching clams in Great South Bay! The authorities have confiscated her rake and long tongs!"
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'tell the new athletic trainer I want to see him immediately after practice.'
"A six-inch putt! How could I have missed it?"
Tags:sport, sports, golf, golfing, golfer, golfers, avid golfer, avid golfers, putt, putts, putting, putter, putters, golf ball, golf balls, golf course, golf courses, shower, showers, in the shower, disbelief, denial, incredulity, surprise, shock, depression, practice, practising, practicing, near miss, near-miss, near misses, near-misses, obsessed, obsession, obsessions, men, man, old man, old men, stereotype, stereotypes
Tags:archer, archers, archery, bow and arrow, bow and arrows, practice, practising, practise, practicing, shoot, shooting, medieval, medieval times, robin hood, robin of locksley, robin of sherwood, men in tights, apple, apples, apple shooter, apple shooters, shooting apples off heads, archery bow, archery bows, target practice, target practise, dangerous, stupid, stupidity, reckless, recklessness, arcus, historic weapon, historic weapons, folklore, english folklore, sherwood forest
A man imagines flying as a superhero.
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Dog learning to dribble without looking.
"Why don't we take a break? Your testimony is beginning to sound rehearsed."
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"Do you mind if I chase a few practice balls first?"
The door to the office of the New York State Attorney General with a sign that reads "Gone on a fishing expedition".
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'Their daughter plays the violin.'
"This is where we practice our warning shots."
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"I'm sorry-this is literally my first rodeo."
Tags:sport, sports, baseball, baseballs, baseball team, baseball teams, baseball player, baseball players, catching, catcher, catchers, outfielder, outfielders, missed, missing, mistake, mistakes, incompetent, incompetence, incompetents, out-of-practice, out of shape, out-of-shape, spring training, practice, practice, practicing, practising, training
"You see, darling, he plays a Steinway, just like you."
Tags:steinway piano, piano, famous, famous piano, pianist, pianists, music, musician, musicians, concert, concerts, audience, audiences, mother, mothers, mothering, mothered, kid, kids, child, childhood, instrument, instruments, learn, learning, practice, practising, encourage, encouraging, encouraged, inspire, inspired, inspiration, inspirations, inspirational, encouragement, just like you
"I've had a lot of free time this year."
Tags:yoga, yoga mat, yoga mats, practice, practices, practicing, practise, practises, practising, free time, unemployed, unemployment, skill, skills, skillset, skillsets, skill set, skill sets, fire, fired, retire, retired, retiring, yoga instructor, yoga instructors, yoga position, yoga positions, job loss, job losses, flexible, flexibility
"Till death do us part? Hey, I thought this was just supposed to be a starter marriage!"
Tags:relationship, relationships, relationship issues, relationship problems, marriage, marriages, married life, couple, couples, husband, husbands, wife, wives, spouse, spouses, wedding, weddings, wedding ceremony, wedding ceremonies, wedding vows, vows, exchanging vows, saying i do, bride, brides, groom, grooms, starter, starters, beginning, practice, practices, practicing, practising, divorce, divorces, till death, forever, death, serial monogamy, serial monogamist, serial monogamists, monogamy, bad sign, bad signs, misunderstanding, misunderstandings, mistake, mistakes, first marriage, first marriages, modern life
"It's Barbara Streisand and I'm listening to her because she's Jewish so she puts me in the mood to practice my Bat Mitzvah Haftorah."
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'Keep practicing, Johnson. You have to learn to jump through all of them at the same time.'
"With the Suzuki method, they start them campaigning as early as three or four."
Tags:kid, kids, child, children, toddler, toddlers, parent, parents, parenting, parenthood, mom, moms, mum, mums, mother, mothers, motherhood, family, families, education, school, schools, schooling, teaching, teacher, teachers, student, students, method, methods, pedagogy, pedagogies, music, politics, politician, politicians, government, governments, career, careers, job, jobs, speech, speeches, campaign, campaigns, campaigning, political, election, elections, podium, podiums, mini, miniature, practice, practicing, practise, practising, age, young, youth, starting young, modern education, getting ahead, modern life