par for the course
phrasal not unusual ; normal

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • par for the course — {n. phr.}, {informal} Just what was expected; nothing unusual; a typical happening. Usually refers to things going wrong. * /Mary is very clumsy so it was par for the course when she bumped into the table and broke the vase./ * /When John came… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • par for the course — {n. phr.}, {informal} Just what was expected; nothing unusual; a typical happening. Usually refers to things going wrong. * /Mary is very clumsy so it was par for the course when she bumped into the table and broke the vase./ * /When John came… …   Dictionary of American idioms

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