Catch Word #132 – It’s in mint condition

When buying or selling used items, it’s important to know what condition the items are in. In this episode, we talk about some expressions that are used to describe an item’s condition. We look at expressions to say that something is in excellent condition, bad condition, or somewhere in the middle. If you like looking for deals online from people selling their stuff, or if you’re a second-hand shopper, then this episode is worth a listen!

Expressions included in the Study Guide

  • Mint condition
  • Brand new
  • New to someone
  • Or anything
  • Wear and tear
  • To see something for yourself
  • Craigslist
  • To keep on an eye on something
  • To have seen better days
  • Up close
  • To keep an eye out for something
  • To be in good shape

Copyright: Audio/Study Guide: Culips

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