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(one's) face fits

One is particularly suited to or has the necessary qualities for a specific role, task, organization, etc. The move makes sense—her face definitely fits at the LA-based tech firm. Many feel his face fits as the political party's new leader.
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someone's face fits

someone has the necessary qualities for something.
1992 Looks My face fits and I've got the job!
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Black and Asian police officers still believe specialist squads are mired in a Life On Mars-style "canteen culture" and are dominated by white middle-aged men, equality chiefs said today Robbery, anti-terrorist and firearms units are perceived as a "closed shop" only available to recruits whose "face fits", reports the Equality and Human Rights Commission.
There is no real dress code but if your face fits you won't have too many problems.
If your face fits - every police chief in the States is appointed by the mayor for the term of his office - and you are prepared to carry a gun and wear a badge, you will do.
No, I think it's because my face fits lots of different roles."
Because with a new manager, Seamus Murphy, has came a new set of faces and in the current regime Mythen's face fits perfectly.
And 75pc of clubs have informal recruitment practices, meaning that "if your face fits, you get the job".
If your face fits you could be the winner of a prize worth more than pounds 3,500.
GRAHAM KAVANAGH THE FACE FITS: Sam Hammam's double can't mask his delight as he strolls around the touchline
According to Marquardt, the more a person's face fits the mask the more beautiful it is.
SCORCHER n Macleod hits the winner in searing Bristol heat before McCoist and McCulloch collect Rangers' prize for their win, below FACE FITS n Crawford hopes his passion for fitness can help him prove he belongs at Gers
A lot of things are simply whether your face fits."
Faced with adversity and if your face fits, You'll go on to university.