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Practice Makes Perfect

The phrase 'Practice Makes Perfect' is used to indicate that the more a skill is practiced, the better one becomes at it.

Example of Use: “I’ve been working on my tennis serve, and I think I’m getting better.” Answer: “Practice makes perfect!”

Interesting fact about Practice Makes Perfect

The term 'practice makes perfect' was once expressed as 'use makes mastery.' The expression in its current form was first seen in the late 1500s.