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{noun}

1. general

rags
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chiros {m} [Col.]
rags (also: old clothes)
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hilachos {noun} [Mex.] [coll.] (ropa)
rags
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trapería {f} (trapos)
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trapos {noun} [coll.] (ropa vieja)
some old rags to wipe the brushes on
unos trapos viejos para limpiar los pinceles

2. colloquial

rags
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garra {f} [Mex.] [coll.] (vieja)

3. "tattered clothes"

rags
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Context sentences for "rags" in Spanish

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EnglishWe are talking about terrorists, but there are thousands arriving in small boats dressed in rags.
Hablamos de terroristas, pero son miles los que llegan desharrapados en pateras.
Englishhis was a classic rags-to-riches story
el suyo fue el clásico caso del pobre que hace fortuna
Englishthe streets were full of people dressed in rags
las calles estaban llenas de desharrapados
Englisha dirty-looking man, dressed in rags
Englishshe was dressed in rags and tatters
Englishhe goes around in rags all the time
Englishshe put on her glad rags
Englishthey dress in rags