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the rule

the ​usualsituation: In ​England, it often ​seems that ​rain is the rule all ​yearlong.
(Definition of the rule from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “the rule”
in Chinese (Simplified) 普遍情况, 惯常的事,通常发生的事…
in Chinese (Traditional) 普遍情況, 慣常的事,通常發生的事…