Definition of 'trial run'
Example sentences containing 'trial run'
On the first trial run they quickly found that the boat had to stop to refuel halfway through the crossing.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Was this a trial run for something much, much bigger?Times, Sunday Times (2015)
A pilot test is a trial run.An Introduction to Community Health (1995) The Sun (2009)
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Definition of trial run from the Collins English Dictionary
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