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suit

slang A businessperson. The phrase refers to the formal attire worn by many businesspeople and is typically used in a mildly derogatory way. Oh boy, what are the suits from the corporate office doing here today? I never thought I'd be a suit and work nine to five in an office, but I actually like my job.

Suit yourself.

Inf. You decide the way you want it.; Have it your way. Mary: I think I want the red one. Tom: Suit yourself. John (reading the menu): The steak sounds good, but it's hard to pass up the fried chicken. Sally: Suit yourself. I'll have the steak.
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suit oneself

Do as one pleases, as in We had expected you, but if you don't want to come, suit yourself. This idiom, which uses suit in the sense of "be agreeable or convenient," is often put as an imperative. [Late 1800s]
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ˌsuit yourˈself

(informal)
1 do exactly what you like: I choose my assignments to suit myself.
2 usually used in orders to tell somebody to do what they want, even though it might annoy you: ‘I don’t want anything to eat, I’m on a diet.’ ‘All right, suit yourself!’
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suit

n. a businessman or businesswoman; someone who is in charge. A couple of suits checked into a working-class hotel and caused some eyebrows to raise.
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So we intend to conquer the City and run the government to suit ourselves.
Why, you see, he hates to travel, and I hate to keep still, so we each suit ourselves, and there is no trouble.
must of necessity be stranger than fiction, for we have made fiction to suit ourselves.
COLETTE Colette is home from Turkey Two weeks washing in her case She wants them freshly laundered Ready to be off again in haste She throws them all around the floor T-shirts, shorts and tops "Do these by hand, be careful Mum" Her chatter never stops For two weeks we've had peace and quiet A silence in the house Instead of sounds of acid bands We've had strings of Johann Strauss Our meals we had to suit ourselves And ate them off our knee Now our darling daughter's home again With shouts of "What's for tea?
In the team and the squad we can play different systems to suit ourselves and, if we have to alter it to combat the opposition, we can do that as well.
We can now change them to suit ourselves, which has a lot of advantages.
And when we think we are remembering, we are simply "rewriting" our memory to suit ourselves.
I am sure the first reaction of civil servants and politicians will be to argue that this cannot be done and that we cannot change regulations just to suit ourselves.
Nor have we any longer the right to choose exactly what we want, elect for a delivery time to suit ourselves, or set our own prices.
The courses, and the connections of a pool of eligible horses, should be allowed to get on with what they do best, which is staging racing, and leave the jockeys to follow the example of the rest of us, which is to arrange holidays at the best time to suit ourselves.
These days we seem to change the wording to suit ourselves.
It's a fact of life, a constant danger of getting deeply involved with someone because we can't stage-manage relationships to suit ourselves.
Everyone is prepared to knock us, and we have to turn that round to suit ourselves.
We will have to look at trying to minimise disturbance to those who use the town centre, but we can't always necessarily programme the time to suit ourselves.