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none the worse for

1. Not harmed from, as in He was none the worse for walking the entire ten miles, or This carpet may be old, but it's none the worse for wear. [Early 1800s]
2. Be improved by, as in The dog would be none the worse for a good brushing. [Early 1800s]
See also: none, worse
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Central Motorway Police Group tweeted that Bobby was none the worse for its ordeal following a check-up from the vet.
LOOKING none the worse for wear, Sir Paul McCartney has returned to the stage after a virus took him off the road for two months.
Despite being muddy, wet and cold, she appeared none the worse for her ordeal.
Beautiful city and apparently none the worse for not having a professional football team.
Fellow Flat jockey Liam Jones is said to be none the worse for a fall from Aneedh in the parade ring at Yarmouth on Wednesday and has scheduled a return to action on Friday.
Unfortunately for his objection, stiff upper lip is itself an Americanism, from the early 19th century, that has made itself very much at home here, with the language none the worse for it.
The story had a happy ending because he was caught by a fireman and he's none the worse for wear.
But Ramsay looked none the worse for wear as he arrived in Scotland.
It was explained to her that the tortoise, valued at pounds 500, had been taken from the shop and now Dally is safely back in his pen, none the worse for wear.
But, clearly none the worse for the spill, she galloped her rivals into the ground with a brilliant display of front-running in the Grade One contest.
she joked, but her simply styled hair and black outfit seemed none the worse for wear once she was inside the full-to-capacity Egyptian Theatre.
Duration itself becomes a potent material as Herms emerges from the lost-and-found none the worse for wear.
Today American/Canadian culture includes Jewish, Italian, Polish, and many other groups of European origin, and is none the worse for having them.
His heavy ground form suggests he will get the trip, and as long as he is none the worse for his recent spill and his jumping holds up, he looks a decent punting proposition
Best Mate is none the worse for his defeat at Huntingdon on Saturday and is on course for the King George VI Chase at Kempton on Boxing Day.