We've got three dress rehearsals before the opening night to prepare ourselves for any potential technicalities.
"Your education is a dress rehearsal for a life that is yours to lead."
So far as the hounds are concerned, the object of cub hunting is to teach them their duty; it is a dress rehearsal of the November business.
Anna was at Stagecoach, where she had a dress rehearsal for their end of term performance next week.
I notice a number of changes when I watch the dress rehearsal.