wear and tear


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wear and tear

noun corrosion, damage, decay, depletion, depreciation, deterioration, dissolution, diminution, erosion, exhaustion, impairment, ruination, wastage
Associated concepts: award with wear and tear excepted
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It is understood that the landlord is calling upon you to bear the expenses of repairing the wear and tear that has occurred in the rented apartment.
If you left obvious stains and dirt on the carpet while living there, then it could be considered damages beyond normal wear and tear and the landlord could deduct carpet cleaning costs from your security deposit.
We decided the best way was to produce our own illustrated guide, using real examples to show what is and is not acceptable wear and tear, with the aim of minimising those end of contract discussions."
RAY: Plus, there's some wear and tear that's just not calculatable.
mydeposits.co.uk WITH so much confusion among the landlord community about the rules surrounding fair wear and tear, the government authorised tenancy deposit protection scheme - mydeposits.co.uk - has created a guide for landlords, offering advice on how to make a fair judgment call at the end of the tenancy period.
Slings may show no signs of wear and tear yet still be weakened from general use, environmental factors, and laundering.
"If I had known the importance of rest back then," Sara says, "some of the wear and tear might have been prevented."
A breaker that is lubricated properly but operated incorrectly could suffer the exact same wear and tear on the bushings and tool as if there had been no lubrication at all.
So the question is simply enough framed: does the wear and tear or rust exclusion apply to the facts at hand?
167(a) authorizes a depreciation deduction for property used in a trade or business or held for the production of income that is subject to exhaustion, wear and tear. The Tax Court has stated that taxpayers need not establish the property's useful life; this view has been upheld by the Second and Third Circuits in two cases involving musical instruments.
It may be a "wear and tear" type of cartilage tear.
A YES, 'wear and tear' is a term used for osteoarthritis, something many sports stars including Anna Kournikova, above may be heading for as they get older.