target practice


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Noun1.target practice - practice in shooting at targetstarget practice - practice in shooting at targets  
practice session, practice, drill, exercise, recitation - systematic training by multiple repetitions; "practice makes perfect"
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target practice

n(esercitazioni fpl di) tiro al bersaglio
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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These are the utility naval vessels that have transformed the navies of old, which burdened the peoples with taxes for their support, into the present day fleets of self-supporting ships that find ample time for target practice and gun drill while they bear freight and the mails from the continents to the far-scattered island of Pan-America.
It recalled to my mind tales that I had read of the good old days when naval vessels were built to fight, when ships of peace had been man-of-war, and guns had flashed in other than futile target practice, and decks had run red with blood.
These were pistols of an especial pattern, which Monte Cristo had had made for target practice in his own room.
Instead of which, and despite the calling in of the mail steamer bound for Sydney, Tudor had settled himself down comfortably, resumed swimming, went dynamiting fish with Joan, spent hours with her hunting pigeons, trapping crocodiles, and at target practice with rifle and revolver.
How ignorant of those soldiers to use Jeremy Corbyn's picture for target practice when he is probably one of the very few in politics who genuinely cares about people and what happens to them.
The footage captured in Kabul, Afghanistan, shows personnel from 3rd Battalion, Parachute Regiment using the Islington North MP for target practice on a Simunition range.
The soldiers were reportedly from the 3rd Battalion Parachute Regiment engaged in target practice on a simulation range.
ARFUR DALEY Waen Brewery Target Practice, available in 500ml bottle 5.6% ABV and on draught at 4.6% ABV at the Gravity Station on Barrack Lane, Cardiff.
It is ideal for target practice as well as pest control.
"If henchmen spent one more hour a day on target practice all of these action movies would end differently."