each to their own

This page is about the idiom each to their own.

Meaning: You can say "each to their own" when you want to point out that we're all different and we all like different things.

For example:

  • I can't believe that anyone actually watches those home shopping TV channels, but each to their own, I guess.

  • Dennis likes keeping snakes, does he? That's seems a strange hobby to me, but each to his own.

Note: 1. We can also say "each to his own" or "each to her own". 2. "To each his own", "to each her own" and "to each their own" are versions used mostly in American English.

Quick Quiz:

Someone might say "each to their own" when they see or hear about something that they think is

a. completely normal

b. probably stolen

c. a bit strange

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Contributor: Matt Errey