wear (one's particular profession's) hat

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wear (one's particular profession's) hat

To act as one would in one's particular profession while in a different setting. Bobby, I know you're off duty, but can you please wear your doctor's hat for five minutes and tell me what's wrong with my arm? I don't want to have to go to the hospital. My wife was still wearing her judge's hat when she tried to intervene with our neighbor's arguing kids.
See also: hat, particular, wear
References in classic literature ?
No one did, because the Mangaboos did not wear hats, and Zeb had lost his, somehow, in his flight through the air.
And while I think of it--the men wear hats and have very dark complexions, but the women wear no headgear but a flimsy veil like a gossamer's web, and yet are exceedingly fair as a general thing.
com/kate-middleton-prince-harry-meghan-markle-wedding-hat-2017-11) protocol in royal tradition that women wear hats to official occasions, which is why she's always pictured with one on, and why she'll be doing so again at Markle and Prince Harry's wedding.
Paramedics from West Midlands Ambulance Service were warning people to wear hats, wear sun cream and drink plenty of water in the warm weather.
I started to wear hats and it was really good for me.
Maybe there's something in the constitution that demands vibrant young royals wear hats but I'm sure they also used to wear crowns every day and they dropped that.
1942: The Church of England relaxed its rule that women must wear hats in church.
Girls allowed Traditional etiquette dictates it's appropriate for women to wear hats inside a church, but it's considered inappropriate for men.
They are insisting women must wear hats to enter the royal enclosure this year.
These workers use a paint drum to make halwa, don't wear hats, gloves and uniform.
In his appeal to governors he claims: "Muslims wear hats in prison when nobody else can.
Williams says Bobcat has one odd directing trait: "The only thing that is slightly strange is that he will wear hats that are so bizarre, just so you can't take him seriously when he gets mad.
lt;It was once the fashion for everyone to wear hats.
But the RSPB say all they can do is wear hats, carry brollies and wave their arms.
When young Lily Brown paints, she goes to another dimension, where trees wear hats and apples sing.