different strokes for different folks


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Different strokes for different folks.

Prov. Different people like different things.; Different people live in different ways. My neighbor spends all his free time working in his garden. I would never want to do that, but different strokes for different folks.
See also: different, folk, stroke

(It's) different strokes for different folks.

  (mainly American)
something that you say which means that different people like or need different things I've never enjoyed winter sports, but different strokes for different folks.
See a whole new ball game, be chalk and cheese, march to a different drummer, be another different kettle of fish
See also: different, folk, stroke

different strokes for different folks

See also: different, folk, stroke

different strokes for different folks

phr. different things please different people. Do whatever you like. Different strokes for different folks.
See also: different, folk, stroke
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