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His reputation is in tatters. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Yet now this reputation lies in tatters. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Within two years his reputation was in tatters. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Huge mottled leaves hung like tattered flags. Hyland, Paul Indian Balm - Travels in the Southern Subcontinent (1994)He sees himself as flying a tattered flag. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We also explore how far banks have to go to restore their tattered reputations and rebuild consumer trust. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But his reputation lies in tatters after he pleaded guilty to five counts of fraud and was jailed for six months. Times, Sunday Times (2009)His economic reputation is in tatters. The Sun (2008)The reality is that we're picking up a team whose reputation is in tatters. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Tears have already been shed over the brioche, reputations left in tatters over the fondant icing. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Just 100 grand of legal fees and a reputation in tatters. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But most scammers are quickly ousted, reputation in tatters. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Their clothes are tattered, they are still building their huts. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He lay motionless, dressed in dirty tattered clothes. Deborah Cadbury THE LOST KING OF FRANCE: Revolution, Revenge and the Search for Louis XVII (2002)He has been unable to work, has suffered great financial loss and his reputation left in tatters. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The regime, though, no longer appears concerned with salvaging its tattered reputation abroad. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He declared: 'His economic reputation is in tatters. The Sun (2008)Her tattered clothes look as if the woman herself has come through Hiroshima or Nagasaki. Christianity Today (2000)

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