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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of rehearse.


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  • Where he spent last year in rehearsed forums with select supporters, these days he is more frequently throwing aside the script and opening himself to questions from audiences that are not prescreened.

    April 2006

  • The confluence of these two considerations means that his show of “anger” was probably scripted in detail, and possibly rehearsed, which is why it rings hollow.

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  • And five minutes before the break a rehearsed free kick on the edge of the box found Mark Bridge who opened up Gold Coast's defence with a ball across the box. - Latest News Headlines

  • When we asked him if this is, you know, other rehearsal periods that he had been involved with with this show, and he said it hadn't ever been rehearsed, meaning they hadn't ever taken the time with the scenes, which to us was shocking because the scenes are this music could stand as a play without music.

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  • Hillary standing there with that frozen robotic smile while this sweet old lady says nice things that i'm sure she "rehearsed".

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  • Then, once you've "rehearsed," declaim your lines, nudging the monitor to prompt a response from Romeo or Horatio -- prerecorded by a Globe professional.

    Shakespeare Karaoke At The Globe

  • The only time he isn't "rehearsed" is those town meetings and such and he clammers for words and stumbles through his tangled thoughts and then puts his foot in his mouth and back tracks quite often, later in the day.

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  • Palin can easily talk about Alaska… and she does seem very rehearsed which is an improvement from her Couric interviews.

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  • The more we see, the more we digest, the more our brains have "rehearsed" it and our souls accept and think of that first when faced with insult or injury.

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  • I’m impressed that the words come out exactly as rehearsed, which is the last thing that goes as planned.



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