Meaning of “such as it is” in the English Dictionary

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"such as it is" in British English

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such as it is

used to suggest that something you have referred to is of low quality or not enough:

You're welcome to borrow my tennis racket, such as it is.
Breakfast, such as it was, consisted of a plain roll and a cup of coffee.

(Definition of “such as it is” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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