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something is not for somebody

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsomething is not for somebodysomething is not for somebodyused to say that something is not the kind of thing that someone likes or will enjoy City life is not for me. This book is not for everyone. for
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something is not for somebodySuch outright activism is not for every think tank.Cancun is not for hardened travellers.This business is not for him.However, it is not for me or you to presume upon the gentleman's intentions.In fact take my body who will, take it I say, it is not for me.In a news release, Spreckels's board reaffirmed its position that the company is not for sale.Job sharing is not for the faint hearted: it demands complete commitment.The money is not for top-heavy administration but for research.
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