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practise what one preaches

Definition of practise what one preaches in English:

Do what one advises others to do.
Example sentences
  • Please practise what you preach or we will give you the boot!
  • If you are going to stand around and preach your morals to everyone, try practicing what you preach.
  • I guess there is one thing in being a critic, and a whole new ballgame when it come to practicing what you preach.
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