par for the course

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 late again, Mary said, "That's par for the course."
Categories: {informal} {n. phr.}

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