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Translation of "suit" - English-Spanish dictionary

suit

noun /suːt/
a set of clothes usually all of the same cloth etc , made to be worn together, eg a jacket, trousers (and waistcoat) for a man, or a jacket and skirt or trousers for a woman traje a tailored suit.
a piece of clothing for a particular purpose traje (de baño, etc) a bathing suit / diving suit.
a case in a law court pleito, juicio He won/lost his suit.
an old word for a formal request, eg a proposal of marriage to a lady. petición de mano, propuesta/oferta de matrimonio
one of the four sets of playing-cards – spades, hearts, diamonds, clubs. palo
suited adjective
(opposite unsuited) fitted, or appropriate (to or for) (estar) hecho para, adecuado I don’t think he’s suited to/for this work.
suitor noun
an old word for a man who tries to gain the love of a woman pretendiente She had a number of suitors vying for her attention.
suitcase noun
a case with flat sides for clothes etc, used by a person when travelling maleta He hastily packed his (clothes in his) suitcase.
follow suit
to do just as someone else has done hacer lo mismo (que otra persona), seguir el ejemplo(de otra persona) He went to bed and I followed suit.
suit down to the ground
(of eg an arrangement, fashion etc) to suit (a person) completely ir de perlas, venir de perilla; ir/quedar como un guante, quedar que ni pintado The dress suits her down to the ground.
suit oneself
to do what one wants to do hacer lo que a uno le apetece/le viene en gana/le da la gana ’Do you want to come with us to the beach?’ ’No, thanks.’ ’Oh well, suit yourself!’
(Definition of suit from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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