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1‘he was forced to wear tatters a beggar would scorn’
rags, scraps, shreds, bits, pieces, bits and pieces, torn pieces, ragged pieces, ribbons, clippings, fragments
1‘his clothes were in tatters’
ragged, torn, ripped, frayed, split, tattered, in shreds, in bits, in pieces, worn down, worn out, worn to shreds, moth-eaten, falling to pieces, threadbare
2‘her marriage was in tatters’
ruined, in ruins, on the rocks, destroyed, finished, shattered, demolished, devastated, in disarray
kaput, done for, toast
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