as you do

as you do

A phrase used to highlight some action as typical or commonplace. It can also be used humorously to show that one regards something as unusual or atypical. Primarily heard in UK. There's nothing going on between us—he just bought me a drink, as you do. He bought Valerie one too. Yes, Adam just bought a $2 million house, as you do!

as you ˈdo

(British English) used as a comment on something that you have just said to say that it is normal behaviour: He smiled and I smiled back, as you do. ♢ (ironic) She’s just gone off to Bermuda for three weeks on holiday. As you do!
References in classic literature ?
I never saw anyone faint, and I don't choose to make myself all black and blue, tumbling flat as you do.