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adj.
déguenillé
exp.
en haillons
exp.
habillé en rose
exp.
vêtu de blanc
exp.
habillé de tweed
exp.
habillé en vert pâle
exp.
porter qch
exp.
être habillé de noir
exp.
en sous-vêtements
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dressed

  

      adj  
   [person]   (=clothed)   habillé (e)     
→ He was fully dressed, including shoes ...        
I'm not dressed yet.      Je ne suis pas encore habillé.  
How was she dressed?      Comment était-elle habillée?  
to be dressed in sth      porter qch  
→ ... a tall thin woman dressed in black.        
She was dressed in a green sweater and jeans.      Elle portait un pull vert et un jean.  
elegantly dressed      bien habillé (e)     
→ ... a tall, elegantly dressed man.        
    well-dressed  
to be dressed to kill      *   être tiré (e)   à quatre épingles *     
   [salad]   assaisonné (e)     
→ fried muscovy duck breasts rested on a dressed salad of rocket and spinach.        


dressed up  
      adj  
   (=smartly dressed)  
[person]  
sur son trente et un  
→ You're all dressed up. Are you going somewhere? ...        
to get dressed up      se mettre sur son trente et un  
→ You don't have to get dressed up for this party.        
   [thing]  
dressed up as sth      (=masquerading as)   déguisé (e)   en qch  
→ they are usually fairly mundane measures dressed up as dramatic departures        
well-dressed  
      adj   bien habillé (e)  
Translation English - French Collins Dictionary  
"dressed in rags": examples and translations in context
At the ferry crossing, he sees this old Mexican ferryman, all dressed in rags... pays him a nickel, crosses over, doesn't think much of it. Au point de passage, vêtu de haillons, il voit ce vieux passeur mexicain, il lui donne 5 cents et traverse, il ne prête pas attention à ça.
He was dressed in rags. Il était vêtu de haillons.
You go around dressed in rags anyway. De toute façon, tu t'habilles avec des chiffons.
Those living outside the Kasnian Conglomerate are dressed in rags. Ceux vivant hors du conglomérat de Kasnian sont vêtus de guenilles.
However, most of the RENAMO soldiers arrived at the assembly areas literally dressed in rags and hence it became necessary to provide them with clothing at an earlier stage. Toutefois, la plupart des soldats de la RENAMO sont arrivés dans les zones de rassemblement littéralement vêtus de haillons et il a donc fallu leur fournir des vêtements plus tôt que prévu.
That I, his sister, is dressed in rags. Que moi, sa soeur, suis vêtue de haiIIons.
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