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dress rehearsal

the last complete rehearsal of a play or other work, using costumes, scenery, lighting, etc., as for the first night
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This fixture is a dress rehersal for the F.A Cup final, but there are still more pressing matters at stake for both clubs in the league as Chelsea still have aspirations of winning the title and Everton are trying to close in on Aston Villa in 5th place..
Moseley Mariners retained top spot in the Coronation Premier after pulling off a 3-0 win over Videotone - in what proved a dress rehersal for the Keeley Cup Final.
THE Chinese and Russians are expected to make it an uncomfortable Olympic dress rehersal for Gillian O'Sullivan in the IAAF World Race Walking Cup in Germany tomorrow.