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to each his/her/their own

Everyone has a right to have different preferences or make different choices. I personally wouldn’t have chosen such a flashy car, but to each his own. A: “It’s a bit of a guilty pleasure, but I really love watching cheesy horror movies.” B: “Hey, to each their own. I’m not going to judge you for that.”

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To each his own.

Prov. Each person has the right to make choices. A: Bob likes chopped prunes on ice cream! B: To each his own.

McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

to each his own

One has a right to one’s personal preferences, as in I’d never pick that color, but to each his own. Versions of this maxim appeared in the late 1500s but the modern wording was first recorded in 1713.

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.

to each his own

Every person has his or her own preferences. This phrase, appearing in slightly different versions since the 1500s, is most often a remark that someone has a right to different preferences from one’s own. See also no accounting for tastes.

The Dictionary of Clichés by Christine Ammer Copyright © 2013 by Christine Ammer

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