have your reasons


have your reasons
have your reasons informal phrase
to have a personal reason for doing something that you are not going to discuss with anyone

I suppose she has her reasons for not joining us.

Thesaurus: reasons and excusessynonym
Main entry: reason

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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