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Large list of clothes idioms that begin with F and their meanings

How each idioms is listed

There are 3 parts for each idiom the first part is what the idiom is, then there is an explanation of what the idiom means and the last part is an example of how to use it in a sentence.

How to use the list of clothes idioms A to Z?

To use the list of idioms click on each letter of the alphabet to get the list of the clothesidioms for that letter.

[ A ] [ B ] [ C ] [ D ] [ E ] [ F ] [ G ] [ H ] [ I ] [ J ] [ K ] [ L ] [ M ] [ N ] [ O ] [ P ] [ Q ] [ R ] [ S ] [ T ] [ U ] [ V ] [ W ] [ X ] [ Y ] [ Z ]

Clothes idioms beginning with F

fall apart at the seams

- to separate at the seams (seams are the place where material is sewn together), to fall apart

My backpack was falling apart at the seams so I bought a new one.

a feather in one's cap

- something to be proud of, an honor

Winning the speech contest was a feather in the boy's cap and a great honor.

fill (someone's) shoes or fill the shoes of (someone)

- to take the place of someone else and do as well as he or she would do

It will be difficult for the woman to fill the shoes of the previous supervisor.

fine-tooth/toothed comb

- great care, careful attention so as not to miss anything

We went over the room with a fine-tooth comb but we were unable to find the lost credit card.

fit like a glove

- to fit perfectly

The woman's new dress fit like a glove so she was very happy.

fly by the seat of one's pants

- to do something by instinct rather than by knowledge or logic

I was forced to fly by the seat of my pants when my computer broke and I had to try and fix it.

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