meaning and examples of the Phrase

Practice makes perfect

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Practice makes perfect.
Prov. Cliché Doing something over and over again is the only way to learn to do it well.
Jill: I'm not going to try to play the piano anymore. I always make so many mistakes. Jane: Don't give up. Practice makes perfect.
Child: How come you're so good at peeling potatoes? Father: I did it a lot in the army, and practice makes perfect.

something that you say which means if you do something many times you will learn to do it very well.

You can't expect to become a brilliant dancer overnight, but practice makes perfect.

  1. Doing something repeatedly is the only way to become good at it.
  2. doing something over and over again is the only way to learn to do it well
  3. If one practices an activity enough, one will eventually master it.
  1. How come you're so good at peeling potatoes? - Practice makes perfect.

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