the usual suspects Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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the usual suspects

the ​people or things you would ​expect to be ​presentsomewhere or doing a ​particular thing: His ​heartattack was ​caused by the ​usualsuspects: ​poordiet, ​stress, and ​smoking.
(Definition of the usual suspects from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “the usual suspects”
in Chinese (Simplified) 意料中会出现的人, 经常做某事的人…
in Turkish her zamanki kişiler, bilinen kimseler…
in Russian завсегдатаи…
in Chinese (Traditional) 意料中會出現的人, 經常做某事的人…
in Polish stałetowarzystwo…
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