if the hat fits(, wear it)

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if the hat fits(, wear it)

If something (typically negative) applies to one, one should acknowledge it or accept responsibility or blame for it. I know you don't like being called unreliable, but if the hat fits, wear it. A: "Why do teachers always treat me like some kind of troublemaker?" B: "If the hat fits...."
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