suit (someone or something) to (someone or something)

suit (someone or something) to (someone or something)

To match, adapt, or tailor someone or something to someone or something. Often used in passive constructions. Our team of technicians are suited to any technical emergency that comes your way. We can't just suit the job to you because you don't like certain aspects of it—if you aren't happy here, you can find another place to work.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2022 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

suit someone or something to something

to match someone or something to something. I am sorry, but we don't suit the worker to the job. We find a job that suits the worker. Let's try to suit a new sports jacket to the slacks you have on.
See also: suit, to

*suited for something

appropriate for something. (*Typically: be ~; become ~.) Do you think I am suited for this kind of work? Those clothes are not suited for outdoor work.
See also: for, suited
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

suit to

To make someone or something appropriate or suitable for something; adapt someone or something to something: We started with the basic recipe, and suited it to our own tastes. The camel is suited to its environment.
See also: suit, to
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs. Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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