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It means that if you don't continue to practice or use an ability, you might lose the ability. For example, if a person doesn't exercise his or her physical body, he or she will likely lose strength, endurance, and stamina. Similarly, if a person doesn't practice a new skill, such as driving a car or speaking a foreign language, he or she may forget or lose that skill. The same is true for the ability to learn and remember new information, do well with problem-solving, etc. Practicing, that is "using" these abilities helps improve them. Not using them often leads to less ability.

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