English version

rag trade

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishrag tradeˈrag trade noun πŸ”Š πŸ”Š β†’ the rag trade
Examples from the Corpus
rag tradeβ€’ Beware of an opportunist rag trade beginning to sell you recycled clothing under the guise of social awareness.β€’ As a city it has a great deal to offer - especially to some one like myself who works in the rag trade.β€’ No such inhibitions stunt the growth of the rag trade at the polar opposite point from the basking Sloanes.β€’ My wife is a business woman with two shops and I came out at the height of the rag trade jamborees.β€’ And yet I didn't want to be consigned to the rag trade.β€’ It can be adapted to clothing and Clarks intends to sell its expertise to the rag trade.β€’ The rag trade adopted the same approach when it came to designing and flogging its clobber.
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