none the worse for wear

*none the worse for wear

Fig. no worse because of use or effort. (See also the worse for wear. *Typically: be ~; become ~; look ~.) I lent my car to John. When I got it back, it was none the worse for wear. I had a hard day today, but I'm none the worse for wear.
See also: none, wear, worse
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One firefighter said: "He seems none the worse for wear after the ordeal.
The fire service said: "The bull was released back in to the field and seems none the worse for wear for the ordeal.
But he was none the worse for wear when he was finally freed - and he got to keep the toy too.
An important part of the warehouse is the capability of floors to bear rough, even corrosive materials, and heavy machines, and still be none the worse for wear
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.
All share the hope their children will have fun, learn new skills, make new friends, and return home none the worse for wear.
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It was a great defensive battle," Cone said, looking none the worse for wear.
The fan's fellow spectators seemed unsure whether to laugh or show concern, but thankfully he was none the worse for wear, the paper said.
They found that 50 percent of the corals from deeper pools died, but the corals from shallower pools were none the worse for wear.
Just throw them into your handy holdall or cavernous case and they'll be none the worse for wear.
Sherfy seemed none the worse for wear in the pressure situation, striking out Ryan Cooperstone and then getting James Brooks to pop out to leave the bases loaded.
Cyflymder has had his own problems in the past, but thankfully he was none the worse for wear yesterday as his shorthead win over the fast-finishing Ensnare in the 1m handicap gave Griffiths, who sits on top of the hot trainers' table, a fifth win from 15 runners at Lingfield in the last five seasons.
Bancorp's balance sheet was none the worse for wear after reporting other real estate owned of $452 million.
After transferring to the backup car, the cavalcade exit another gate to the delight of the crowd President Obama and his wife wave to those on the street none the worse for wear.