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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.
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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.
A BANGOR University postgraduate student who has survived a stroke has had her story featured by Different Strokes, a charity run by survivors to support those younger than them.
It comes in four sizes with three different strokes each.
Her Diff'rent Strokes co-star Todd Bridges, who played Willis Jackson, wrote: "Different Strokes would not have been the same without you.
So it's different strokes for different folks, with different perspectives that suit different eyes.
Clearly, there are different strokes for different folks.A womans liberation and sense of fulfilment is not a girls club where all members must all make the same choices.
More important, it will always be the case of different strokes for different people.
'Breastfeeding doesn't come so naturally to all mothers, different strokes for different folks; but with perseverance, it's possible,' Garcia wrote.
Everyone treading the Haight Street sidewalks in the summer of 1967 would have said, "Well, hey, different strokes for different folks." If you weren't supremely tolerant, after all, how could you be a hippie?
Workshop leader Sachin Shah has been involved in writing and teaching calligraphy for 22 years and spent the hour-long session using brush pens to help the youngsters create different strokes and characters with varying widths and angles.
Different strokes You know how we all leave the house 10 minutes early whenever we go out so that if we happen upon a nice cat there'll be ample time to stroke it?
Ofcom also says viewing is becoming a solo activity which, obviously, reflects different strokes for different folks.
Lehi, UT, April 13, 2017 --(PR.com)-- Medic CE, a Career Step company, is hosting a live, 1-hour webinar, "Different Strokes for Different Folks: Stroke Assessment and Guidelines for ED and EMS Care." The free webinar, to be held on April 19, 2017 at 1:30 p.m.
"What is most important is to know your audience, and it's 'different strokes for different folks,'" says Geraldine O'Brien, vice president of communications at Newport Group.
Pharmacist Fiona, 42, also praised the "fantastic" hospital staff and along with her husband is hoping to play a bigger role supporting Different Strokes in its work to help young people affected by strokes.
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