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suited for, suited to

Suited to means “appropriate or right for” a purpose, person or activity.

  • These hybrid roses are suited to colder climates.
  • Ballet dancers Karen Kain and Frank Augustyn were well suited to each other.
  • Possessing great strength and endurance, Thérèse was well suited to running marathons.

Suited for indicates that one is qualified for a job.

  • With his scientific background, Canadian Chris Hadfield is suited for his job as an astronaut.

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