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In a very good condition or state; close to the original state again after damage, injury, or illness.
perfect, without blemish, unblemished, unmarked, unimpairedView synonyms
- ‘Beyond a few bumps and bruises, you should be good as new after a few days of rest.’
- ‘We're just glad the fireman got him out and he seems good as new now.’
- ‘Last but not least, you can always drop off your clothes at the dry cleaner, and they'll be good as new the following day.’
- ‘I'm sorry I ruined your hair, but it will be good as new in no time, you'll see.’
- ‘A few days rest in there and she'll be good as new!’
- ‘You should be good as new in about three weeks.’
- ‘He could sleep on the couch, by morning he'll be good as new.’
- ‘Stalls will include good as new clothes, bric-a-brac, curtains, toys, etc.’
- ‘Anyway, I called the school, told them you had the twenty-four hour flu and would be in tomorrow good as new.’
- ‘I reckon I'll be as good as new the day after tomorrow.’
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