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there's no accounting for taste

People like or dislike things for inexplicable reasons. How this utter trash could be at the top of the box office for three weeks is beyond me. There's no accounting for taste, I guess. John's new boyfriend is kind of a bore to be honest, but John seems to be absolutely smitten with him. There's no accounting for taste.
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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.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

different strokes for different folks

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The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

different strokes for different folks

You say different strokes for different folks to mean that people are all different and have different needs and desires. The federal government has, by tradition, been respectful of local standards in local communities — different strokes for different folks, as they say.
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different strokes for different folks

different things please or are effective with different people. proverb
This chiefly US expression was used as a slogan in the early 1970s in a Texan drug abuse project.
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different strokes for different folks

phr. different things please different people. Do whatever you like. Different strokes for different folks.
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no accounting for tastes, there is no

Each to his or her own preference. This locution for the inexplicability of likes (and dislikes) began as “there is no disputing about tastes” in the sixteenth century. It was changed to “accounting for” by the early nineteenth century. Anthony Trollope, in the last of his Barset Chronicles (1867), said of Major Grantly as a suitor, “There was . . . no accounting for tastes.” A similar mid-twentieth-century phrase that is on its way to clichédom is different strokes for different folks, which originated in American regional slang. All these are synonymous with the much older proverb, One man’s meat is another’s poison, originating in Roman times and proverbial since about 1700. See also to each his own.
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