tatters noun

VERB + TATTERS lie in (figurative) Her marriage now lay in tatters. | hang in Everywhere wallpaper hung in tatters. | leave sth in (figurative) an injury that left his dreams in tatters

PREP. in ~ Her clothes were in tatters. (figurative) With their plans now in tatters, they gave up.

PHRASES rags and tatters

You can also check other dicts: tatters (English, 中文解释 ), wordnet sense, Collins Definition

  • IELTS Speaking Topics (part 1,2,3)
  • IELTS Essay Writing Topics
  • IELTS Writing Ideas
  • Free Collocation Download