like new


: in very good condition : like something that has recently been made
Once the jewelry has been cleaned, it'll be like new.

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Whether on clothing, carpet, upholstery, or any other material, this product guarantees to make all your fabrics look like new. Amber Smith, Discover Magazine, 8 Apr. 2023 The American Lung Association used the report to call on the federal government to take steps to clean up air pollution nationwide with measures like new limits on ozone and particle pollution and new regulations on power plants and vehicles. Jake Frederico, The Arizona Republic, 19 Apr. 2023 Some are small, like new traffic signals, but others are significant affordable housing projects. Dustin Gardiner, San Francisco Chronicle, 10 Mar. 2023 Much like new courses in your personal life, physical goals are smashed one at a time. Amy Wilkinson, Women's Health, 14 Feb. 2023 While many advertisers will buy across many platforms, innovations like new programmatic options or unique sponsored ad opportunities can help a streaming service stand out. Alex Weprin, The Hollywood Reporter, 8 Feb. 2023 While short-term fixes like new technologies require less self-sacrifice, treating the symptoms would mean postponing a disaster. Nicole Heimann, Forbes, 18 Apr. 2023 While the price may turn some off, consider that many 25-year-old or older Van Staals are still in action and functioning like new. Jerry Audet, Field & Stream, 10 Apr. 2023 In the room next door, Hunter Jackson and a few friends were hard at work making props and costumes for a sci-fi movie that Jackson planned to make about a bunch of alien barbarians who arrive on Earth ready to conquer but get distracted by things like new girlfriends and joining a band. Jackson Landers, SPIN, 10 Apr. 2023 See More

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“Like new.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Jun. 2023.

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