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be par for the course

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbe par for the coursebe par for the courseEXPECTto be what you would normally expect to happen – used to show disapproval Long hours and tough working conditions are often par for the course in catering. par
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be par for the courseIt rained all week, but I guess that's par for the course in Ireland.It seems in some of those countries that political torture and assassination are par for the course.So were my years of flying in and out of countries where political torture and assassination were par for the course.If you want to be a politician, a little criticism is par for the course.Such service companies want your agency's business and lavish lunches and gifts are par for the course.This was par for the course, they seemed to be saying.In my trade this is thought to be par for the course.Alesis reverb units are par for the course in home studios; and their 3630 should enjoy the same popularity.
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