Sight Unseen


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Sight Unseen

Describing a bid to buy a good or other asset without seeing it first. For example, one may purchase a house through an agent without ever going to the house oneself. Another example would be an offer to buy a rare coin after reading a description without actually seeing it.
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But the mid-level writers who benefited from price inflation will no longer reap such huge sums to create shows sight unseen.
I should say, and I'm conscious of the pain this might cause young teachers today, that I was offered three jobs over the course of one week, one of them over the phone, again sight unseen. These days, teachers emerging from the extremely rigorous and challenging programme of teacher training (mine was not far off a dawdle) get a year guaranteed of probationary teaching and then are thrown onto a job market where, although we are supposed to be short of teachers, they will be lucky to get a part-time maternity cover, and then scramble for a while before finding something more secure.
"Consumers still get the convenience they desire without the perceived risk to paying for an expensive item sight unseen, which reduces friction on the transaction," she said.
Voting to proceed sight unseen on a bill with such implications is irresponsible and reprehensible.
Musiker pointed out that the survey asked whether respondents had made an offer sight unseen, not whether they had closed on the purchase without seeing the home in person.
The more than 30 pieces that resulted debuted as the inaugural Furnishing Utopia collection in 2016 at Sight Unseen Offsite, and the novel concept didn't go unnoticed.
The play Sight Unseen by Donald Margulies brings the artists and his inspiration to the forefront.
Imagine, fixing the television by remote control, sight unseen, with just a button pushed (I guess) to "refresh" a box, this one also black but much smaller.
Regardless of age, Joachim believes the number of buyers who have purchased sight unseen is still much smaller than those buying the traditional way.
It is kind of tough to come in sight unseen but at the same time there''s something freeing about that." Gavin & Stacey star James signed an initial twoyear deal with network CBS to come in as a replacement for Craig Ferguson.
There are a number of significant molds, so sight unseen it is not prudent for me to guess its identity.
When introducing the book to a group of primary school-aged students, the text could be read as a poem, sight unseen. Students could be encouraged to imagine or draw their own illustrations before enjoying the book in its entirety.