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    Hi there.

    Is it Okay to say, "I'm a little bit out of practice"?

    What does it mean?
    Does it mean 'I lack a little bit practice' or 'I'm lacking a little bit in practice'?

    Thanks in advance.

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    Re: out of practice

    Quote Originally Posted by Nefertiti View Post
    Hi there.

    Is it Okay to say, "I'm a little bit out of practice"?

    What does it mean?
    Does it mean 'I lack a little bit practice' or 'I'm lacking a little bit in practice'?

    Thanks in advance.
    The first one is correct and current. The two options you suggest are both wrong, but if you have been in the habit of saying one of them you probably mean "I'm a little bit out of practice".

    More colloquially you could say 'I'm a bit rusty.'

    b

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