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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 ​schoolbudget 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)
Translations of “be par for the course”
in Chinese (Simplified) 不出所料,在预料之中…
in Turkish idare eder durumda olmak, çok iyi olmasa da kabul edilir derecede olmak…
in Russian быть типичным…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不出所料,在預料之中…
in Polish ≈ to normalka…
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