Definition of “be par for the course” - English Dictionary

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“be par for the course” in British English

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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 Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)