It's only fitting

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Definition

It's only fitting (that he lay the first brick) : It's appropriate, it's apt, it's proper, it's suitable (that he lay the first brick)
idiom
Note that the construction "it's only fitting that" is followed by a verb in the subjunctive present tense!
Examples: It's only fitting that: he go, she fly, it be, etc.

Examples

  • "The board of the IACF thought it only fitting that you, one of the true pioneers in the fragrance and cosmetic community, deliver the speech to mark the Vicennial anniversary of our organization."

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