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mylittle_e

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Chinese
Hello, teachers:

What is the difference between "shabby overcoat" and "ragged overcoat" ?
A ragged overcoat must has been torn, but a shabby overcoat doesn't have to be torn.

Would you agree with me?

Thank you.

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shabby
1.showing signs of wear or long use: a shabby old overcoat.
ragged
2.torn or worn to rags; tattered: ragged pants.
 
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