such as it is


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Related to such as it is: off chance, defer to, take issue with, pick up on, in its entirety, come to fruition, turned a corner, called on

such as it is

Cliché in the imperfect state that one sees it; in the less-than-perfect condition in which one sees it. This is where I live. This is my glorious homesuch as it is. I've worked for days on this report, and I've done the best that I can do. It's my supreme effortsuch as it is.
See also: such

such as it is

In the form that it has, which is not very good but all that's available, as in Of course you can stay for supper, such as it is. This expression is generally used apologetically, indicating that the item in question isn't very good or worth much. [Late 1300s]
See also: such