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tatters

noun [plural] uk   /ˈtæt.əz/ us    /ˈtæt̬.ɚz/
in tatters (especially of cloth) badly torn: Her clothes were old and in tatters. badly damaged or completely spoiled: After the newspaper story appeared his reputation was in tatters.
Translations of “tatters”
in Spanish harapos, andrajos, jirones…
in French lambeaux…
in German die Lumpen(pl.)…
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