if the shoe fits, wear it

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if the shoe fits, wear it

  1. (idiomatic, proverb) If a description matches you, you should accept and own it.
    • 1901, Horatio Alger, Young Captain Jack, ch. 18:
      "Do you mean to insult me by that?" he roared.
      "If the shoe fits, you can wear it."
      "I'll knock you down for the insult."

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