doesn't fit in

is not suitable, stands out

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • somebody's face doesn't fit — sb s face doesn t fit f6 idiom used to say that sb will not get a particular job or position because they do not have the appearance, personality, etc. that the employer wants, even when this should not be important • It doesn t matter how well… …   Useful english dictionary

  • someone's face doesn't fit — (someone s) face doesn t fit if someone s face doesn t fit, their appearance or personality are not suitable for a particular job or activity. He d always wanted to star in action movies but his face just didn t fit …   New idioms dictionary

  • face doesn't fit — (someone s) face doesn t fit if someone s face doesn t fit, their appearance or personality are not suitable for a particular job or activity. He d always wanted to star in action movies but his face just didn t fit …   New idioms dictionary

  • fit*/*/*/ — [fɪt] (past tense and past participle fitted) verb I 1) [I/T] to be small enough or the right size and shape to go somewhere, or to manage to put someone or something in a space I don t think that box will fit.[/ex] The book is small enough to… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • fit — 1 /fIt/ verb past tense fitted also fit AmE past participle fit 1 RIGHT SIZE (intransitive, transitive not in progressive) to be the right size and shape for someone or something: The dress fits perfectly. | fit sb: The jacket fitted me pretty… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • fit — fit1 W2S1 [fıt] v past tense and past participle fitted also fit AmE present participle fitting ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(clothes)¦ 2¦(right size/shape)¦ 3¦(enough space)¦ 4¦(equipment/part)¦ 5¦(match/be suitable)¦ 6 fit somebody fo …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • fit — I [[t]fɪ̱t[/t]] BEING RIGHT OR GOING IN THE RIGHT PLACE ♦♦ fits, fitting, fitted (In American English the form fit is used in the present tense and sometimes also as the past tense and past participle of the verb.) 1) VERB If something fits, it… …   English dictionary

  • fit — 1. adj., v., n., & adv. adj. (fitter, fittest) 1 a (usu. foll. by for, or to + infin.) well adapted or suited. b (foll. by to + infin.) qualified, competent, worthy. c (foll. by for, or to + infin.) in a suitable condition, ready. d (foll. by… …   Useful english dictionary

  • fit — fit1 [ fıt ] (past tense and past participle fit or fit|ted) verb *** ▸ 1 be right size/shape ▸ 2 about clothes ▸ 3 be suitable/similar ▸ 4 match truth/description ▸ 5 be appropriate for something ▸ 6 measure for clothes etc. ▸ 7 add equipment to …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • fit — I UK [fɪt] / US verb Word forms fit : present tense I/you/we/they fit he/she/it fits present participle fitting past tense fitted or fit past participle fitted or fit *** Usage note: In British English, the past tense and past participle is… …   English dictionary

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