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rehearse

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Media, Performing
rehearsere‧hearse /rɪˈhɜːs $ -ɜːrs/ ●○○ verb 🔊 🔊 1 [intransitive, transitive]AMAP to practise or make people practise something such as a play or concert in order to prepare for a public performance 🔊 I think we need to rehearse the first scene again.rehearse for 🔊 The band was rehearsing for their world tour.see thesaurus at practise2 [transitive]PRACTISE/PRACTICE to practise something that you plan to say to someone 🔊 She had carefully rehearsed her resignation speech.3 [transitive] formalREPEAT to repeat an opinion that has often been expressed before
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Examples from the Corpus
rehearseTo help this, she has insisted they be given more time to rehearse.Already he was beginning to get roles in the ballets by Dulcie Howes which were being rehearsed.They kept a low profile in Liverpool's Amazon Studio, rehearsing and working on new material.The band has been rehearsing at the studio all day.He is currently in New York rehearsing for "The Taming of the Shrew."The camera positions are rehearsed from time to time to present the on-set talent in the best possible light.The director made us rehearse the opening scenes over and over.They rehearsed the scene in her dressing room.The arguments for and against capping offered in response to this question tended merely to rehearse those already discussed.The company rehearsed Thursdays and Fridays for two shows daily except Tuesdays.Norm spent the night before rehearsing what he'd say to the senator.
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Verb table
rehearse
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyrehearse
he, she, itrehearses
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyrehearsed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave rehearsed
he, she, ithas rehearsed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad rehearsed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill rehearse
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have rehearsed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam rehearsing
he, she, itis rehearsing
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you, we, theyare rehearsing
Past
I, he, she, itwas rehearsing
you, we, theywere rehearsing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been rehearsing
he, she, ithas been rehearsing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been rehearsing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be rehearsing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been rehearsing
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