meaning and examples of the Phrase

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder

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Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
Prov. Different people have different ideas about what is beautiful.
Bob: I can't believe Ted bought that ugly old car. Fred: He loves it. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
Jill: Have you seen Mary's pictures of her new baby? He looks pretty ugly, to my eyes. Jane: Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.

something that you say which means that each person has their own opinion about what or who is beautiful.

Personally, I can't understand why she finds him attractive, but they do say beauty is in the eye of the beholder.

  1. Different people have different tastes.
  2. Individuals have different inclinations on what is beautiful. Individuals have different beauty standards.

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