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Clothing Idioms

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Here are some idioms which use items of clothing:

An anorak

Used to describe a boring person with an uninteresting hobby who always talks about it - they are too interested in unimportant details:

'He's such an anorak. He's always talking about the history of steam trains.'

Take one's hat off

To admire or respect someone:

'She got 100% on the test. I take my hat off to her.'

A feather in one's cap

Something to be proud of; an honour:

'Winning the essay writing competition is just another feather in her cap. She has lots of talents.'

Below the belt

A comment or action which is considered abusive, overly hurtful or plain unfair:

'I thought it was a bit below the belt when he called her old.'

Old hat

Not modern or exciting; old fashioned:

'He may be old hat among the trendy younger generation, but his shows draw more viewers than any other comedian.'

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