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English definition of “be par for the course”

be par for the course

disapproving
If a type of behaviour, event, or situation is par for the course, it is not good but it is normal or as you would expect: The school budget is going to be cut again this year, but then that's par for the course.
(Definition of be par for the course from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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