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in tatters

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishin tattersin tattersa) DAMAGEif a plan or someone’s reputation is in tatters, it is ruined Tonight, the peace agreement lies in tatters. His credibility is in tatters after a series of defeats and failures. b) DCTEARclothes that are in tatters are old and torn tatters
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in tattersAfter the war, the country's economy was in tatters.
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