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Large list of clothes idioms about coats 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 about coats

coat and tie

- a jacket or a sports coat and a necktie

The company asked everyone to wear a coat and tie to the company dinner.

hang on (someone's) coattails

- to have one's fortune or success depend on another person

The man is hanging on the coattails of his successful boss.

on (someone's) coat-tails

- as a result of someone else doing something

The woman was elected to city council on her husband's coat-tails.

ride on (someone's) coattails

- to have one's fortune or success depend on another person

The sales manager was riding on the coattails of his boss and hoped to achieve success in the company

Lessons that are related to the exercise

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Idioms human body English lesson

A to Z Idioms - list English phrases

Small List of idioms A - Z English phrases

Dictionary and how to use dictionaries

Click on the following link for the Online English dictionary - English lesson