Suit yourself


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suit

slang A businessperson. The phrase refers to the formal attire worn by many businesspeople and is typically used in a mildly derogatory way. Oh boy, what are the suits from the corporate office doing here today? I never thought I'd be a suit and work nine to five in an office, but I actually like my job.

suit (oneself)

1. To do that which fulfills one's own desires, expectations, or ambitions, especially when failing to consider those of anyone else. It really doesn't matter to me how you arrange the furniture in here, so just suit yourself! Look, Tom and his wife are always going to suit themselves, so don't tie up everything you want to do on this trip with them.
2. A set phrase used in the imperative indicating that the speaker accepts or is indifferent to the other person's decision or preference, especially when it runs contrary to their own desires or expectations. A: "I would just rather not go to a wedding where I won't know anyone." B: "Fine, suit yourself. I'll just go alone." A: "I don't think I'll come to dinner after all." B: "Suit yourself. Should be fun, though."
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Suit yourself.

Inf. You decide the way you want it.; Have it your way. Mary: I think I want the red one. Tom: Suit yourself. John (reading the menu): The steak sounds good, but it's hard to pass up the fried chicken. Sally: Suit yourself. I'll have the steak.
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ˌsuit yourˈself

(informal)
1 do exactly what you like: I choose my assignments to suit myself.
2 usually used in orders to tell somebody to do what they want, even though it might annoy you: ‘I don’t want anything to eat, I’m on a diet.’ ‘All right, suit yourself!’
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References in classic literature ?
"But suit yourself. I must go back to New York to arrange for the goods we'll have to take with us.
"You make your resolutions to suit yourself and I'll make mine to suit myself," said Felix defiantly.
Of course, you can improve on it to suit yourself."
Choose a pair of ear-rings to suit yourself, as my forfeit.
"Suit yourself. We stole it ef it's any comfort to you.
'you shall see that I will not impose upon you, or offer anything that is unkind to you, and if you desire it, you shall know everything beforehand, that you may suit yourself to the occasion, and be neither costly or sparing as you see fit.'
Sharing a picture of him looking very sharp in one of their suits, he wrote "Traded in me tracksuit for the Topman Suit Yourself campaign."
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If this sounds vaguely endocrinal, well, suit yourself. What it means, of course, is that Graham is up for re-election in 2020.
These included comfort (for everyday driving), eco (great for cruising), dynamic (which provided sporty fun on the likes of engaging B roads) and off-road, as well as individual (so you can suit yourself).
I truly believe that sewing up a suit yourself is less daunting and cringe-worthy than buying one.
My top tip Today's recipe is a traditional Shakshuka but you can customise it so suit yourself. A few non-traditional ways that work really well and turn it in to a meal rather than brunch are to nestle other ingredients into the sauce to cook with the eggs.
If you want to liven things up even more you can drive the car manually via paddles behind the steering wheel and you have the option of tailoring the performance and handling to suit yourself via Audi's Drive Select system, which offers the choice of Economy, Comfort, Auto, Dynamic or Individual settings.
This bed's USP is the fact that you can design elements of it to suit yourself.