wear and tear
Examples of wear and tear in a Sentence
my favorite jeans finally succumbed to wear and tear and had to be replaced
Recent Examples of wear and tear from the Web
The danger of lax standards is compounded by normal wear and tear on nuclear systems.
The original latching mechanisms are showing wear and tear since the arm's launch in 2001.
Hopefully this surface can stand up to the wear and tear of a laptop palm rest.
Just to keep my body primed and ready to go, and not have that wear and tear of constantly running all the time.
But there's a reason handing that much money to a big-body player who now has over 2,000 games of wear and tear on him was a risky move from the moment Cabrera's pen touched paper.
Especially now that some are experiencing wear and tear.
The men both had matching skeletal injuries that showed extreme wear and tear in their lower backs, knees, and ankles.
Teams should also be allowed to increase their roster sizes a bit more to accommodate a few more games, but wear and tear due to long travel will be less.
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