Definition of 'fitting'
Example sentences containing 'fitting'
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It really was a fitting end to an entertaining tie. The Sun (2017)This beautiful book is a fitting tribute that any film buff will devour. The Sun (2017)It seems fitting to talk about benefits first. Computing (2010)The funeral was a fitting tribute to a wonderful man but it has lost me my family. The Sun (2016)Victory would be a fitting end to his year should he decide against joining the tour on security grounds. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Consider fitting an antique Venetian mirror on a mirrored bathroom wall. Times, Sunday Times (2017) Perhaps it is fitting that she died in the hospital, which remained open. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It was a fitting end for a brutal, mighty king. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The bespoke furniture and fittings in each flat are worth'in the region of half a million '. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You may also want to buy new fittings for the bathroom. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They confound our sense of what is right and fitting. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Perhaps it is fitting to end with a puzzle. THE EARTH: An Intimate History (2004)It was a fitting finale for a night of ramshackle invention. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Tracks are sold with the necessary fixtures and fittings. Collins Complete Books of Soft Furnishings (1993)Spring is historically the peak season for buying a home and fitting a new kitchen or bathroom. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The fittings are part of their history. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The inconclusive finding was perhaps fitting for a man whose dealings in life were always opaque. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It is altogether fitting and proper that we should do this. The Sun (2013)In his fitting tribute to these courageous men. Titanic - Destination disaster (1987)The difficulty here is in matching the size of the fittings. Collins Complete Guide to Photography (1993)The knot garden seems rather fitting for this old romantic. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The kitchen and bathroom fittings are polished but slightly disappointing in an otherwise impressive scheme. Times, Sunday Times (2006)But this is especially true when the particular instance of decline does not seem right or fitting. Growing Through Loss and Grief (1994)Not a fitting way to end this enthralling affair but still the right result. Times, Sunday Times (2011)But perhaps it is fitting that such a scheme be adopted by the most barbaric regime in the world. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It had antique fittings, which sold for a few thousand. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The company will spend 10m fitting out each store. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Its tiled walls, brass fittings and chequered floor give it period charm. Times, Sunday Times (2007)This triumphant production was a sell-out and a fitting finale to his operatic career. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Business is booming for the specialist in building and fitting out data centres for the IT industry. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It is perhaps fitting that The Shard experience gets better the higher you rise. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But complete with all its fittings and ancillary buildings, it could be viewed as a social document that would provide an educational resource for Bristol. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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