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fit (something) to (someone or something)

To prepare something so that it is appropriate for someone or something else. Don't worry, I'm not going to scare the kids—I really tried to fit my story to their age group.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

fit something to something

to make something suit something else. Please try to fit your remarks to the audience. Can you fit the main course to the needs of all the people who are coming to dinner?
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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References in classic literature ?
The author is here supposed to be writing her own history, and in the very beginning of her account she gives the reasons why she thinks fit to conceal her true name, after which there is no occasion to say any more about that.
The pen employed in finishing her story, and making it what you now see it to be, has had no little difficulty to put it into a dress fit to be seen, and to make it speak language fit to be read.
I like to see that you know your manners; and you are by no means such a person as the general thought fit to describe you.
Once the barrel lower lugs are properly filed and smoothed with a proper fit to the slide stop, measure the length from the link-pivot hole to the area that has been polished.
This undeconstructed form of fit is known as "perceived" fit (also known as "Gestalt fit") and it relates to a person's overall sense of fit to their employing organization.
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Several measures were used to assess the model fit: the Chi-square goodness of fit, the ratio of the Chi-square goodness of fit to the degrees of freedom, the root mean square error of approximation (RMSEA), the normed fit index (NFI), and the expected cross-validation index (ECVI).
The knee-jerk response might be as follows: Let's fit the parabolic function, since the linear function is clearly a special case of it, just by letting c = 0; thus, the parabola will always provide a better fit to our data set.
He plans to sell enough new customer connections to bring FIT to the break even point by June.
Jeffrey Cordes, president and chief operating officer of Pillowtex added: "We are very pleased to sell Sure Fit to this management-led group.
In particular, 'the higher the number of adjustable parameters, the more prone the family is to fit to noise in the data' (p.
Our proposed framework builds on what is currently known regarding single dimensions of fit to make unique contributions to the extant literature in several ways.
I was concerned about the ability Of Perfect Fit to service the business, although I will tell you that they have serviced the business very well, but there's always a gnawing suspicion that having this hanging over their heads might affect morale, service and career development within the company."