use it or lose it

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Human abilities require repetitive usage or practice lest one become, rusty. out of tune, uncoordinated:
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He is really 'Off his golf game since he fractured his wrist a year ago and unable to play;

Submitted by WerterBuch on May 06, 2015

Additional definitions for 'use it or lose it':

use it or lose itSkills or knowledge that are seldom applied are likely to be lost with time.
use it or lose itProperty and privileges will be lost if they are not utilized.
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