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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.
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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.
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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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References in classic literature ?
Sancho, as he showed the rents in his torn suit to the duchess, observed, "If we had been hunting hares, or after small birds, my coat would have been safe from being in the plight it's in; I don't know what pleasure one can find in lying in wait for an animal that may take your life with his tusk if he gets at you.
'The bottle-green,' said old Arthur; 'the bottle-green was a famous suit to wear, and I bought it very cheap at a pawnbroker's, and there was--he, he, he!--a tarnished shilling in the waistcoat pocket.
Still, this doesn't mean they are off the hook when it comes to looking for the right suit to match the weather, the event, and their body type.
Combined with relaxed tailoring and punchy shoulder pads, the classic power suit to date is a top contender for avant-garde fashion.
In June this year, the Jeju governor and 87 local communities submitted a proposal for the suit to be withdrawn.
TAKE an old, unwanted suit to House of Fraser Birmingham this summer to get PS100 off a new one.
With the ethos to tailor, fit and finish your suit to your own specification and taste, the business is now a leading name in the industry.
Based at the Living Room on Newcastle's Grey Street, organisers want people to donate their old suits, which will then be handed out to the city's homeless, disadvantaged and long-term unemployed, who cannot afford to buy a new suit to look the part in job interviews.
oTherapists use the Adeli suit to hold the body in proper physical alignment.
"Sometimes I have to go for a massive waist and just use a belt to keep them up, so it's nice that M& S were able to tailor the suit to my needs." The Lions player admitted that he rarely shops in M& S, except to buy birthday presents for his dad.
It will cost pounds 5 for a suit to be cleaned for the amnesty rather than pounds 11 per suit.
The first suit to use this type of mechanical counter-pressure was the Space Activity Suit, created by Paul Webb in the early 1970s.
David Haslam, artistic director of based in Gosforth, Newcastle, which provides live music for private parties, corporate events, weddings and the like, received an early "preview" wash and tumble dry suit to test just before Christmas.
String-tie tops rule for smaller cups, while string-tie bottoms let you adjust the suit to your shape.