Large list of clothes idioms that begin with I 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 I
if the shoe fits wear it
- if what is being said in general describes you then it probably means you
You should not criticize others for something that you would do yourself. Remember, if the shoe fits wear it.
Very thin neckties are not in fashion now.
in one's Sunday best
- in one's best clothes that you would wear to go to worship in a church (in the days when people dressed in a more formal way to attend church)
I was dressed in my Sunday best when I went to the restaurant.
- dressed in old and worn clothing
The man standing outside the restaurant was in rags.
in (someone`s) shoes
- in another person's place or position
I would not like to be in my cousin's shoes now that he has lost his job.
keep one`s shirt on
- to keep from losing one`s temper or from getting excited, to be calm or patient
"Keep your shirt on. You shouldn`t get so excited about such a small problem."
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