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#1 2021-01-04 19:29:39

drissel
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prehearse for rehearse

“Prehearse” for “rehearse” Actually kinda makes sense. “None of the videos on this site were prehearsed.”
Bill Drissel
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#2 2021-01-07 12:51:04

DavidTuggy
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Re: prehearse for rehearse

What a nice catch! Pre- for re- in a situation where it does, as you say, kinda make sense. Rehearsals are pre-vious to the actual performance, so why not?
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Reminds me of saying, back in college days, that I would like a particular hymn sung at my funeral. (I still would, fwiw.) A friend said he would be glad to lead a re-hearse-al of it, and after a moment’s thought, added that he hoped nobody would want an on-corpse afterwards.


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