different strokes for different folks

different people have different tastes, different people like different things, variety makes the world go round

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • different strokes for different folks — different strokes (for different folks) different things are done or liked by different people. The man walks backward for exercise. Different strokes for different folks! …   New idioms dictionary

  • different strokes (for different folks) — informal phrase used for saying that what is good or enjoyable for one person may not be so for someone else Thesaurus: ways of emphasizing how good or bad something issynonym Main entry: stroke …   Useful english dictionary

  • different strokes for different folks — (USA) This idiom means that different people do things in different ways that suit them …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • different strokes for different folks — Of US origin: strokes = comforting gestures of approval or congratulation. Quickly picked up and used in a variety of parodic forms, as in a 1974 Volkswagen advertisement: Different Volks for different folks. 1973 Houston (Texas) Chronicle… …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • different strokes for different folks. — (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 …   New idioms dictionary

  • different strokes for different folks — phr. different things please different people. (Catchphrase.) □ Do whatever you like. Different strokes for different folks. □ Different strokes for different folks. That’s what I always say …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • different strokes for different folks — (USA)    This idiom means that different people do things in different ways that suit them.   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    Each individual has their own tastes and requirements. What suits one person may not suit another.     Alison… …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • different strokes for different folks — people have different preferences, to each his own    When Michael heard the story of a man who had a clone of his wife in several cities, he smiled and said, Different strokes for different folks! …   English idioms

  • different strokes for different folks — proverb different things appeal to different people …   Useful english dictionary

  • It's different strokes for different folks. — (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 …   New idioms dictionary

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