(one's) face fits

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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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IF THE FACE FITS Fiona Bruce, 44, has dismissed claims of ageism in television as nonsense, but she may change her tune in 10 years
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".
According to Marquardt, the more a person's face fits the mask the more beautiful it is.
Faced with adversity and if your face fits, You'll go on to university.
But his chiselled, slightly oily face fits well in urban movies like this - and the investment he's made in his expensive new gnashers pays off when he has to grimace in severe pain.
If your face fits you could be the winner of a prize worth more than pounds 3,500.
If your face fits, you might just climb on to a roller coaster ride of catwalks and cover-shoots, jetting off for fashion shoots on tropical beaches (or, more likely, modelling large unflattering pants for clothing catalogues).