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used car

This page is about the collocation used car

collocation pattern: adjective + noun

Meaning

a car that's already been owned by someone

For example

  • I buy used cars because they're so much cheaper than new ones.

  • Before buying a used car, always have a mechanic you trust check it thoroughly.

Quick Quiz

A used car is a car that's been

a. used by a previous owner

b. used as a display model in a showroom

c. used for test drives by potential buyers

Contributor: Matt Errey