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in (good) condition

1. In good, robust health; strong or fit. Boy, I really need to get in condition. Ten years working behind a desk have given me quite a belly! Wow, Jim is really in good condition lately.
2. Prepared. No, the manuscript isn't in good condition for review yet—I still have a few sections to edit.
See also: condition

in good shape

1. Functioning well or in working order. The TV was acting up earlier, but it seems to be in good shape ever since I smacked it. We'll be in good shape once we get the server up and running.
2. In good, robust health; strong or fit. Sadly, I'm not in good shape anymore. Ten years working behind a desk has given me quite a belly! Wow, Jim is really in good shape these days.
See also: good, shape

*in good shape

 and *in good condition physically and functionally sound and sturdy. (Used for both people and things. *Typically: be ~; get ~; keep ~.)
This car isn't in good shape. I'd like to have one that's in better condition. Mary is in good condition. She exercises and eats right to stay healthy. You have to make an effort to get into good shape.
See also: good, shape
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Ms Sturdy said: "He was a very hard-working, family-orientated, happy guy, willing to help anybody.
I will continue to recycle but I will put my collectable items in carry bags as I am not buying any more sturdy bags in the future.
New Delhi [India], Sep 4 ( ANI ): If you are looking for a sturdy, stylish and reliable set of earphones to fulfill your travel as well as music needs, then this set of earphones is just the perfect pick for you.
Gerald Reeves, Sturdy Savings Bank president and CEO, said, 'When it comes to community banking, Sturdy Savings Bank is all about convenience, friendly service and choice.
Onica said combining with Sturdy and NetBrains allows the company to support customers with a broader set of capabilities, fully capitalising on AWS innovation to transform its businesses using the cloud.
26 December 2017 - California, US-based cloud consulting and managed services company Onica has acquired two California-based software development companies Sturdy Networks, LLC and NetBrains, Inc.
Mr Sturdy, who lives in Calgary, wore his Royal Navy medals as he watched the film.
'I was 20 when that happened, but watching the movie, I could see my old friends again and a lot of them died later in the war,' Sturdy said.
In our experience, nothing beats a bushel basket made of poplar wood for a sturdy hamper.
Now veteran front-row Adam Sturdy is hoping the forwards can maintain their good form and help drive Stourbridge back up the table to challenge for a promotion spot at the end of the season.
ian.doyle@liverpool.com AmericA responsible lot of good But did they also world's most sturdy paper?
BANKING AND CREDIT NEWS-March 12, 2015-Sun Bancorp completes sale of 7 locations to Sturdy
Cut green branches, limbs, or twigs, to form around the edges and to make a sturdy handle.
Designed keeping in mind women and make-up artists who are constantly on the move, the palette is strong and sturdy, ensuring the pans stays intact.