Meaning of “dress/look/act the part” in the English Dictionary

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"dress/look/act the part" in British English

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dress/look/act the part

to look suitable or behave in a suitable way for a particular situation:

If you're going to be a high-powered businesswoman, you've got to look the part.

(Definition of “dress/look/act the part” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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