Idioms with CLOTHING

keep your shirt on
to calm down; to stop being angry or upset
Keep your shirt on. We’ll be there in a minute.

dress the part
to wear suitable clothes for a particular job, role or position
If you want to be taken seriously in business, you must dress the part.

roll up your sleeves
to prepare to work hard
It’s time to roll up our sleeves and get the job done.

wear your heart on your sleeve
to make your feelings obvious to other people
He wears his heart on his sleeve and often gets hurt.

have something up your sleeve
to have a secret plan or idea that you are going to use later
Don’t worry. He still has a few tricks up his sleeve.

in someone’s shoes
in someone else’s situation
I wouldn’t want to be in his shoes right now.

fill someone’s shoes
to do the job that someone used to do
It will be hard to find someone to fill her shoes.

pull your socks up
to try hard to improve your work or behavior
It’s time to pull our socks up and work a bit harder.

tighten your belt
to try to spend less money than you used to
Businesses were tightening their belts and cutting jobs.

have something under your belt
to have achieved something important and useful
She has several years of experience under her belt.

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