The missing leg is only the most obvious sign that Strike is damaged goods, a loner wounded by life long before he went overseas.
Both foreshadowed Don's potential fate—as "damaged goods," like Freddy, or a victim of his own appetites, like Campbell's husband.
Not George W. Bush—also damaged goods, although for different reasons.
Leno asked if the scandal-plagued Christie is now “damaged goods.”
First is the worry that everyone who is left on the dating market is damaged goods.
Such a renovation of damaged goods had never before been seen on Spangler's premises.
Therein lies the superiority of "damaged goods" to most scientific treatises.
Our appearance in a shop was a signal for the damaged goods to be brought out immediately.
The fat woman will drop you back on the door-step as damaged goods and I can auction you off all over again.
"damaged goods," Jarvis laughed, with a rare attempt at a joke.
a person who is impaired, corrupted, or defiled
A woman who is not a virgin: Once they find out I have kids, they think of me as used goods (1910+)