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for (one's) liking

To one's preference. The party was too rowdy for my liking—that's why I left early.
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for ˈyour liking

if you say, for example, that something is too hot for your liking, you mean that you would prefer it to be less hot: The town was too crowded for my liking.
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her perfect female flesh can rub against a fabulous inventory of animal textures"), when he admits to liking the work because it's luscious and nasty and makes one feel luscious and nasty for liking it.
Consistent with earlier results from Biel (1985), the five-point rating for liking produced relatively little negative response.
Reasons for Liking. For 50 commercials, the liking question was followed by a probe asking respondents' reasons for their rating.
Table 6 Reasons for Liking (n = 50 Commercials) Net mentions of ...
Table 5 Correlations of Liking with Grouped Descriptor Ratings Liked very much/ Liked very much Liked somewhat Descriptor n r P-value r P-value Entertainment 58 .85 .000 .73 .000 Relevance 60 .57 .000 .46 .000 Information 35 .56 .000 .17 .199 Irritation 54 -.13 .166 -.13 .194 Confusion 53 .19 .084 -.17 .115 Reasons for Liking. For 50 commercials, the liking question was followed by a probe asking respondents' reasons for their rating.