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    damaged-goods

    Craig plays Bond as a “bruised and battered ,damaged-goods version”, wrote Charlie Higson in The Telegraph.

    What does "damaged-goods" mean?


    This was the time of Playboy magazine, which told us how to be a modern, sophisticated man about town.

    What does "about town" mean?

    Thanks!

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    Re: damaged-goods

    Quote Originally Posted by jasonlulu_2000 View Post
    Craig plays Bond as a “bruised and battered ,damaged-goods version”, wrote Charlie Higson in The Telegraph.

    What does "damaged-goods" mean?
    He is not in the immaculate condition he once was. He has developed flaws and imperfections.

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    Re: damaged-goods

    A "man about town" is one who goes to the best clubs and restaurants and has an extensive social network.

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