there's no accounting for taste

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Definition of there's no accounting for taste

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: there is no way to understand why some people like something while other people do not I don't see why they liked the movie, but there's no accounting for taste.

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“There's no accounting for taste.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/there%27s%20no%20accounting%20for%20taste. Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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