suit

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈsuːt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/sut/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(so̅o̅t)


WordReference English Collocations © 2020

suit

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [striped, pinstripe, plain, tailored, black] suit
  2. a [battle, jogging, leisure, swimming, bathing] suit
  3. a [cotton, polyester, silk] suit
  4. a suit made of [cotton]
  5. wore a suit to [the wedding, work]
  6. [buy, make, repair, alter] a suit
  7. [chose, decided] to wear a suit
  8. [woke up, walked downstairs] in his birthday suit
  9. a suit for the [party, occasion, event, interview]
  10. a suit made for the occasion
  11. a [Roman, medieval] suit of armor
  12. the suits in [Westminster, Washington, Madrid]
  13. a [legal, civil, state, private] suit
  14. [file, bring] a [legal] suit against
  15. a [legal] suit for [damages, libel]
  16. which suit is [wild, trump]?
  17. [pick, deal, choose] a [red, black] suit
  18. the cards are [divided, organized, played] by suit
  19. the [others, students, workers] followed suit
v
  1. that [dress, hat] suits you
  2. [blue, green] suits you
  3. suits you very well
  4. suits me [perfectly, just fine]
  5. the [computer, car, house] suits your needs
  6. suit the [needs, purpose, requirements] of
  7. suits my lifestyle
  8. (find) something to suit your taste
  9. suit yourself!
  10. is [helpful, kind, generous] only when it suits him
  11. whatever suits you (best)
  12. what time suits you (best)?
  13. would [that, Friday] suit you?
  14. if [it, that] suits you
  15. you two suit each other
  16. [marriage, retirement, the single life] seems to suit you
  17. [jealousy, envy] doesn't suit you
  18. UK: I don't suit [blue, trousers]
  19. [music, lighting] that suits the [mood, occasion]
  20. the [drivers, astronauts] suited up
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