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as usual

As is typical; as often happens. Sam is ignoring me, as usual. I wonder if he'll ever forgive me. The writers' group is meeting at the coffee shop on Saturday morning, as usual.
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as usual

as is the normal or typical situation. John ordered eggs for breakfast, as usual. He stood quietly as usual, waiting for the bus to come.
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as usual

in the ordinary or expected way As usual, she was wearing jeans. He was wrong about the time, as usual, and so we missed the first part of the concert.
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as usual

In the normal, habitual, or accustomed way, as in As usual, he forgot to put away the milk. This idiom was first recorded in 1716. Also see business as usual.
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as usual

As commonly or habitually happens: As usual, I slept late that Saturday morning.
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References in classic literature ?
On going into her room, which was not very dark, where the music was lying about as usual, and her books and letters, his spirits rose instantly.
said Hetty, letting her arms fall and looking rather bewildered, but suspecting that her aunt was as usual exaggerating with a didactic purpose.
I thought the doctor noticed it too; but he preserved his countenance, as usual, in a state of the most unruffled composure.
As expected, CPS usual hours roughly fall between CPS actual hours and ATUS usual hours, as usual hours change for some respondents between the CPS and the ATUS but do not reflect the week-to-week variation, u.
Sunday 27th to Wednesday 30th December all stores open as usual.
The band will as usual be at the Old Bridge Hotel where they will play on Sunday from 8pm.
Nefret is pregnant again, with a girl according to Abdullah, who comes as usual to Peabody in her dreams.
As usual, with this database and beyond, Uncle Sam is not looking for just anybody.
Sir Alex reassured fans that he felt fine and was keen to carry on as usual.
As usual, the Berlinale's Official Competition, not to mention its opening and closing night films, was stacked with Hollywood films.
a) more than usual (b) same as usual (c) less than usual (d) much less than usual
Using varying combinations of these policies, the CEF explores three possible scenarios for future energy use: "Business As Usual," "Moderate," and "Advanced.
As usual, a lot of the convention-goers recognize me.