Maybe it was a practiced art, but it seemed to be in his nature.
American English is taught in schools and American slang is practiced in bars everywhere.
They'd have you sitting down under a hot light, spending a few hours while a gang of suits practiced twenty questions on you.
The South Florida Indians, however, are not supposed to have practiced agriculture.
You should have practiced the latter, without neglecting the former.
We practiced abstinence; and we didn't miss the alcohol.
Taran moved closer to her, watching her clean and bandage her forearm with practiced efficiency.
He tied the line around Dean's waist with practiced fingers, keeping it below Dean's naked upper torso.
I never saw anyone like her! said he, offering Nicholas a pipe with a long stem and, with a practiced motion of three fingers, taking down another that had been cut short.
I had read of the potter's clay and wheel in Scripture, but it had never occurred to me that the pots we use were not such as had come down unbroken from those days, or grown on trees like gourds somewhere, and I was pleased to hear that so fictile an art was ever practiced in my neighborhood.