in rags

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in rags

  1. Dressed in very old, torn clothes.
    Like Cinderella, the girl in rags was swept off her feet by a handsome Prince Charming.
  2. (by extension) Very poor or lowly.
    • October 9 2007, Rory Carroll, The Guardian, "Cocaine galore! Villagers live it up on profits from 'white lobster'"
      Some locals who used to be in rags live it up at posh hotels.

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