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The meaning of (you look the part)!!

Posted: Tue Aug 28, 2018 9:45 am
by Morame
hello again guys n gals ...thank you so much for answering my previous question ..that encouraged me to ask again and again here in this awesome forum 8-)
My question today is : what is the meaning of ( now you look the part ) .. It was said about a dress that fit perfectly a woman's body in a film.....what would it be like to say it in another words .. :?:

Re: The meaning of (you look the part)!!

Posted: Thu Jan 10, 2019 2:54 pm
by DFJames
Hi Morame:

"To look the part" means that a person's appearance or style of clothes is suitable for the role they are in.

For example, if a child was performing in a school play about pirates, and wore a patch over the eye and a scarf around the head, they would "look the part".

David F. James