suit (one) to a tee

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suit (one) to a tee

To be ideal or perfectly appropriate for one; to be completely in line with one's tastes, preferences, interests, style, etc. A: "Gosh, it's been sweltering lately!" B: "I'm cold all the time, so this hot weather suits me to a tee." I was nervous when he said he was buying a purple tuxedo, but is somehow suits him to a tee. That kind of work fitted her to a tee, but when the company closed she had to settle for something a bit more mundane.
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References in classic literature ?
"I must have some good, quiet soul that will let me just do what I like and go where I like, keep at home or stay away, without a word of reproach or complaint; for I can't do with being bothered." "Well," said I, "I know somebody that will suit you to a tee, if you don't care for money, and that's Hargrave's sister, Milicent." He desired to be introduced to her forthwith, for he said he had plenty of the needful himself, or should have when his old governor chose to quit the stage.