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march to the beat of a different drum

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do your own thing

Conversation:

Suzy:  I’m not sure if the audience liked my music. 

Caroline:  You’re never 'gonna' please everyone.  Just keep marching to the beat of your own drum!

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mind your own business

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not wanting input about what’s going on in your situation

Mind your own business. I really don’t need your advice right now.

music to my ears

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something good that makes you feel happy when you hear it

Every time I hear a baby laugh it is music to my ears.

must/need I say more

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Do you need me to explain better?

You guys need to mop the floor and put the dishes in the dish-washer before I get home. Need I say more?

my hat goes off

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kudos

My hat goes off to all of you for attending our annual event and for helping to clean up our beaches.

neither here nor there

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it’s not that important

Whether he goes by car or bus, it’s neither here nor there, just as long as he can make it on time.

no news is good news

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used when someone means that hearing nothing, usually means everything is OK

We haven’t heard from any of the teens on their road trip, so hopefully, no news is good news.

on a daily basis

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every day

I take my vitamins on a daily basis.

on its last leg

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something that has been used so much that it won’t last much longer

Our living room sofa is on its last leg.  I think it’s time we buy a new one.

on the same page

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in agreement

Young parents aren’t always on the same page when it comes to raising kids. (or) We’re obviously not on the same page. Our ideas are completely different.