the usual suspects


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the usual suspects

The people one would expect to be involved in something. I expect misbehavior from the usual suspects, but even my quiet kids were acting up in class today. Let's have a game night! Call the usual suspects and I'll order pizza.
See also: suspect, usual
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The usual suspects need to be exposed for the dangerous mavericks they are.
Coun Govier added: "It's not just the impression of the city that's important, it's our day-to-day experience of our local environment too and all too often we see the usual suspects as we go about our business.
The Usual Suspects in the movie were, from left to right in the picture, Kevin Pollack, Stephen Baldwin, Benicio del Toro, Gabriel Byrne and Kevin Spacey
Expect systems from the usual suspects over the next three months.
The author lines up the usual suspects in the course of his survey: stress, experience of traumatic events, alcohol abuse, and a final failure to cope with the multiple job and personal problems that some officers encounter.
Seven of the top ten GaAs device manufacturers in 2005 were based in North America, with the usual suspects being joined by the fabless company, Hittite RF Micro Devices, Skyworks and TriQuint remain entrenched as market leaders, accounting for 52 percent of the total GaAs device merchant market.
Also crucial is the day-to-day experience of our local environment too and all too often we see the usual suspects as we go about our business there.
Not The Usual Suspects is the subtitle of the Leamington Studio Artists' summer show and comes from a great photo piece by James Callaghan of a load of teddy bears lined up like the film poster for The Usual Suspects.
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Parents already know they don't want MTV coming into their homes, but this wave of anti-social behavior is not from the usual suspects.
Humphry Bogart classic Casablanca came fourth in the poll followed by cult hit The Usual Suspects.
constructed of increasingly dark and labyrinthine flashbacks, The Usual Suspects is a wickedly tricky thriller, thanks to director Bryan Singer, which moves confidently towards a creepy, rug-pulling climax.
By inviting unknowns rather than the usual suspects, they hope to regain the pioneering spirit of the event, conceived in 1979 as a summit for scientists, artists, and engineers to compare notes on emerging technologies.
Among other headings are, of course, architects and practices: a wide-ranging directory of sites, mostly in the northern hemisphere, with all the usual suspects and more.
When it comes to probing for general information on any subject, the usual suspects will do--Yahoo, Infoseek, Alta Vista, Lycos and the like.