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
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If the bruise has now led to overlying articular cartilage damage (possibly the wear and tear mentioned this week by the Vikings), that could be ominous and have longer-term implications – as Jay Glazer reported Sunday morning on Fox.
Robots will allow much finer monitoring of an engine’s wear and tear.
For each skeleton, the authors analyzed the wear and tear on the knee joint.
To start, Nike has improved durability to the parts of the shoe that get the most wear and tear—like the heel and toe—which means a longer-lasting pair of kicks for you.
He has been limited in practice to minimize the wear and tear on his foot, and has an appointment next week to see a doctor.
And [workers] get wear and tear on their bodies over the years...
That allowed them to weaken a vehicle’s emissions controls during everyday driving to reduce wear and tear on the car’s antipollution equipment.
Sleep is also when our muscles repair damage (and regular wear and tear) from throughout the day.
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