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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Despite some seriously red skin, the jovial Schneider appeared none the worse for wear.
What stoked my interest to watch this coming China Crisis concert are YouTube videos of original members Gary Daly and Eddie Lundon playing live and sounding none the worse for wear.
And he was said to be none the worse for wear on Sunday morning.
But Queen of the South striker Lyle, who trains on it every day at Broadwood and will play 24 of his 36 league games this season on it, insists he's none the worse for wear for it.
The fire service said: "The bull was released back in to the field and seems none the worse for wear for the ordeal.
One firefighter said: "He seems none the worse for wear after 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
This match lasted only a few seconds and the loser seemed none the worse for wear but I am sure the crickets had a different opinion.
All share the hope their children will have fun, learn new skills, make new friends, and return home none the worse for wear.
t d d -, s a y h -t e a g r l p d , e o a g been abdominal only six This through available He But two days after going in for surgery he came home sore, but none the worse for wear thanks to surgeon Mr Mahmoud, his team, and the nurses and doctors who cared for him.
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.