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Bridge player must do this to dog clothes (6,4)


I believe the answer is:

follow suit

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'bridge player must do this' is the definition.
The definition suggests a singular noun but the answer is not.

'dog clothes' is the wordplay.
'dog' becomes 'follow' (I've seen this before).
'clothes' becomes 'suit' (set of clothes).
'follow'+'suit'='FOLLOW SUIT'

'to' is the link.

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(Other definitions for follow suit that I've seen before include "Do the same as someone else" , "Do as others do" , "Play another club, perhaps" , "go from club to club" , "in due course" .)

I've seen this clue in the Sydney Morning Herald.
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