Definition of 'second-hand'
Example sentences containing 'second hand'
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The second hand flickered two hundred and thirty more times until she was sinking her teeth into pure air. THE COMPANY OF STRANGERS (2002)Then I remembered he'd probably hired him second hand, through a local agency. SOMEBODY (2002)
His Rolex slid out from beneath his cuff; the smooth rotation of the second hand showed that it was real. DO NO HARM (2002)
This is great news when it comes to buying second-hand. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Our father could afford only second-hand cars. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This is the thing about second-hand bookshops. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This was when compared to people who rarely encountered second-hand smoke. The Sun (2012)This applies to new and second-hand items. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He served in the army for two years and had reinvented himself as a second-hand car dealer. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Other factors included lower prices for clothes and second-hand cars. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It was like buying a second-hand car. Times, Sunday Times (2013)At the bottom of the hill the little second-hand book shop stocks treasures for those with time to browse. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Anything that could protect not only staff but other prisoners and visitors from second-hand smoke inhalation is obviously welcome. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Which is why my heart leaps at the sight of one of them in a second-hand bookshop or charity store. Times, Sunday Times (2009)We bought so many second-hand clothes. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Her former husband ran a second-hand record shop but says he had to give it up because of all the begging letters. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The company is hoping that the low monthly repayments will bring the car within reach of people previously able to afford only a second-hand car. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He stocks 40,000 new and second-hand books. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It's full of finds from second-hand shops and antiques stalls. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The line of credit helped them to buy one second-hand for $25,000. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It said that 40 per cent of drivers found mechanical failures after picking up second-hand cars. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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