put (something) into practice


: to use (something) in actual situations
Her advice is good, but it's hard to put into practice.

Examples of put (something) into practice in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But developments in lidar technologies, though still expensive and too cumbersome to put into practice, have shown promise. Christian Thorsberg, Smithsonian Magazine, 31 May 2024 Communication with school employees must also be consistent to avoid confusion or false starts as this complicated and wide-ranging plan is put into practice. Baltimore Sun Media, Baltimore Sun, 11 Apr. 2024 The news is a milestone in the development of vehicle-to-grid technology that Zum, led by CEO and cofounder Ritu Narayanwhich, will be the first to put into practice. Emma Hinchliffe, Fortune, 16 May 2024 Simply put, this is the earliest evidence of that philosophy being put into practice. Bennett Durando, The Denver Post, 14 May 2024 Maysent said that planning work performed over the past two years is in her team’s possession, and can still be put into practice. Paul Sisson, San Diego Union-Tribune, 13 Apr. 2024 Daylight Saving Time has its roots in train schedules, but it was put into practice in Europe and the United States to save fuel and power during World War I, according to the US Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics. Cnn.com Wire Service, The Mercury News, 8 Mar. 2024 As confessional television, the scene is a cheeky failure, albeit one containing some clues about how Carmichael’s theories about the examined life might fare when put into practice. Lili Loofbourow, Washington Post, 29 Mar. 2024 Salonen’s far more radical and far less expensive goal had been to put into practice Gehry’s proposal to transform two old warehouses on Treasure Island into indoor and outdoor concert halls, with acoustics by Yasuhisa Toyota. Mark Swed, Los Angeles Times, 20 Mar. 2024

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“Put (something) into practice.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/put%20%28something%29%20into%20practice. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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