Large list of clothes idioms that begin with G 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.
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Clothes idioms beginning with G
get dolled up or get all dolled up
- to wear one's best clothes
The girls like to get dolled up when they are playing.
The woman got all dolled up for the party.
get the boot
- to be fired from a job, to be told to leave a place
I got the boot from my first job in high school.
The man got the boot from the restaurant for smoking.
give (someone) the boot
- to fire someone from a job, to force someone to leave a place
The manager gave the man the boot when he began yelling in the restaurant.
give (someone) the shirt off one's back
- to be very generous to someone
My uncle is very kind and he will give you the shirt off his back.
go out of fashion/style
- to become unfashionable
Striped pants have recently gone out of fashion.
go with (something)
- to go well with something, to match something
My green shirt does not go with my red hat.
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