rags in a sentence

Example sentences for rags

Our clothes were in rags, our appearance unkempt and forbidding.
The rags should be washed separately from your other clothes.
Others were leaving with rags still pressed to their faces, a response to the stench inside.
Rags-to-riches success stories fill people's conversation.
All my stuff, rags and buckets, was scattered behind me on the steps.
He took the rags used for packing, wrapped himself up in them and ran along the pavement dancing with glee.
In his home town he was now larger than life, a rags-to-riches merchant who was dangerous and powerful.
One was carried out of the building and another had rags wrapped around his injured arm.
Two washed up old rags in the twilight of their careers.
Ethel, her sylphlike neck holding her head high over her rags, refuses.
The best-known models of yesteryear often led rags-to-riches lives, courtesy of the rag trade.
It traced the history of what then seemed an almost miraculous arc of rags to immense riches.
If you look at people who have a stable personal life, the rags get tired of them.
There were soldiers on foot wearing only mud-caked underwear and with rags wrapped around their feet in place of boots.
He threw his first punches against a feed bag stuffed with rags, hung from an oak tree.
It consists in pumping the air from the rags and forcing sulphur dioxide into its place.
By the nineteenth century, wigs had fallen out of vogue, metamorphosing into dust mops and rags.
They have hung sulfur-dipped rags to remind crows of gunpowder.
Try taking a cool shower or bath or placing wet, cold wash rags on the burn.
If the rags are hung up so that they are exposed to the air but not piled up, they are far less likely to ignite on their own.
Used or spent rags containing listed hazardous wastes or exhibiting hazardous characteristics, are common to many paint shops.
Used or spent rags containing listed hazardous wastes or exhibiting hazardous characteristics, are common to many wood shops.
Put cleaning rags used for wet wiping in plastic bags while they are still wet.
The rags can then be reused or thrown out in a sealed bag.

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