dry run

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a practice session in preparation for a public performance (as of a play or speech or concert)

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Prior to the court order, provincial bus operators had pledged 100-percent participation in the dry run of the provincial bus ban supposedly set for August 7.
The MMDA implemented a voluntary dry run on August 7, but Nebrija said it was a failure.
The purpose of the dry run was to practice all the steps that will go down before the Falcon 9 rocket propels the astronauts to the International Space Station.
According to MMDA EDSA Traffic Chief, Bon Nebrija only three bus companies and 24 busses participated in the dry run.
This, following MMDA general manager Jose Arturo 'Jojo' Garcia's statement on Tuesday saying he is confident that about 15 bus operators he spoke with the previous week will honor their agreement for a voluntary dry run of the provincial bus ban.
Celine Pialago, MMDA spokesperson, said the scheduled dry run wouldproceed as the agency has not yet received a copy of the court order that wouldstop the implementation of the ban, The STAR reported.
This shows that our first and second dry run was successful.
'The budget for dry run is Sh891 million and will cover staffing and operational costs and the university will provide the hospital with Sh234 million of this amount.' The university had requested Treasury for Sh656 million for dry run.
The lawsuit alleges that the Saudi embassy in Washington paid for two Saudi nationals, living undercover in the US as students, to fly from the city of Phoenix to Washington "in a dry run for the 9/11 attacks" two years before their occurrence, the New York Post reported in September 2017.
Upgrades have been ongoing throughout the year in a bid to get the club in tip-top shape, and they hosted a dry run last week to allow bowlers the opportunity to take in the surroundings and get a feel for the venue.
Officers quickly identified there was no threat to the public, but extra enquiries were carried out to ensure the bag was not being used as a "dry run" for a terror attack.
Now the push is on to bring in the most donations for a chance to compete in the first Dry Run urban challenge on February 7.
TWO airline passengers busted with mock bombs yesterday may have been on a dry run for a terrorist attack.
TWO airline passengers arrested after scans revealed suspicious items in their luggage may have been on a dry run for a terrorist attack, security sources said yesterday.