be par for the course Meaning in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary

Meaning of “be par for the course” - Learner’s Dictionary

be par for the course

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: "Simon was late." "That's just par for the course, isn't it?"Habitual and customary
Translations of “be par for the course”
in Chinese (Traditional) 不出所料,在預料之中…
in Russian быть типичным…
in Turkish idare eder durumda olmak, çok iyi olmasa da kabul edilir derecede olmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不出所料,在预料之中…
in Polish ≈ to normalka…
(Definition of be par for the course from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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