clothes make the man


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clothes make the man

You can judge a man's character based on his clothing and appearance. I'm not surprised John was fired for cause—he never dressed professionally, and the clothes make the man. You really need to get some better work clothes before starting this new job. The clothes make the man, you know
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Clothes make the man.

Prov. People will judge you according to the way you dress. Jim was always careful about how he dressed. He believed that clothes make the man.
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