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馬子にも衣装, 馬子にも衣裳

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  • Parts of speech
    Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)
    anybody can look good with the right clothes (lit: clothes on a packhorse driver); clothes make the man; fine feathers make fine birds
    Example sentence
    あらまあ馬子にも衣装とはこのことねぇ。スーツ着る結構格好いいじゃん Well, it's just like the proverb "fine feathers make a fine bird". You look really good when you wear a suit.

Examples of 馬子にも衣装, 馬子にも衣裳, まごにもいしょう in a sentence

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