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different strokes (for different folks)

Different people will like or do different things. My mom loves cooking, but I hate being in the kitchen—different strokes for different folks, I guess.
See also: different, stroke

different ˈstrokes (for different ˈfolks)

(American English) used to say that different people like or need different things
See also: different, stroke
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Blake is amusing himself at the billiard table in the inner hall, practising different strokes in the game, as he was accustomed to practise them when he was a guest in this house in June last.
Jeremy, an administrator for Elland-based adhesives firm Bond It, has raised more than PS600 for Different Strokes, a charity which supports younger stroke survivors.
Different Strokes North East has signed up to this year's campaign to help fund swimming sessions so stroke victims can overcome their disability.
As Sly and the Family Stone sang 45 years ago, there are definitely different strokes for different folks, especially when it comes to favorite musicians and bands.
DIFFERENT STROKES: Leeds boss Dave Hockaday (left) and Boro's Aitor Karanka L d b DIFFERENT STROKES
Different strokes for different industries means that you have to make a conscious effort to keep your stakeholders in the loop--educate them but also credit them by providing expert opinion and thought leadership on the industry or company matters at hand," said Beyleveld.
Different Strokes North East, which meets two times a week to participate in exercise classes that help to reduce the disabilities brought on after a stroke, has received a PS300 donation from the Galaxy Hot Chocolate Fund.
Antarctic Monkeys, as seen in Q Magazine and on MTV and Sky News, headline the stage with Teesside's very own Strokes tribute Different Strokes and the uncanny Oasis Forever also providing well-known tunes.
Descemet's stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty; different strokes.
The Different Strokes : Radio Rocks project is conducted in partnership with 4CRM (Community Radio Mackay) and involves providing students from years 6 to 12 with training in radio presenting, media writing, radio production and station management.
Schiavone is a player who keeps fighting and has all sorts of different strokes.
The event raised more than pounds 15,000 last year and this year's official charity is Different Strokes, which supports young stroke survivors.
It is very good for the batsmen to try out different strokes and master them.
Always try to include different strokes in the session and try to avoid breast-stroke.
Committee member Sharon Whitley said: "This year we are supporting the charity Different Strokes following the sad death of Andrew Griffiths from Buckley who died following a stroke at the age of only 41.
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