for size

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Definition of for size

: in order to see if something is the correct size Try this shoe on for size.

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“For size.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/for%20size. Accessed 1 Oct. 2022.

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