Others are redeeming themselves after years in the industry.
As Kristin Davis puts it, "I can't say he had any redeeming qualities at all."
But, as Travis Williams puts it, “Every case has a redeeming quality, not necessarily every person.”
Excerpted from redeeming Features by Nicholas Haslam Copyright © 2009 by Nicholas Haslam.
Yet the job is not without its redeeming qualities and unique experiences.
She hadn't even the one redeeming virtue of most carnivorous or predatory races—an insensate and almost automatic courage.
If there was one redeeming feature about the man I might be uneasy.
The only redeeming feature of the physical situation that I recall is the momentous fact of a first pair of red-topped boots.
I took her for a debt; but Nelson had the right of redeeming her, and he has done it.
The only redeeming feature was a better garden than most London houses have, a strip as wide as the house, and thirty yards long.
early 15c., "buy back, ransom," from Middle French redemer "buy back," from Latin redimere (see redemption). Theological sense of "deliver from sin and spiritual death" is from c.1500. Meaning "make amends for" is from 1520s. Sense of "make good" (a promise, obligation, etc.) is from 1840. Related: Redeemed; redeeming.